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Guide to the William R. Hughes letters MSS.0714

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

December 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2009-12-02T15:39-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

December 2009
Collection Title:

William R. Hughes letters

Unit ID:

MSS.0714

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (11 letters, 26 pages)

Dates:

1862-1864

Abstract:

Letters from Chattanooga, Tennessee; Meridian, Mississippi; and Richmond, Virginia, primarily to his wife in Northport, Alabama, and also to his mother and other family members during the Civil War. The letters include news of family and friends, accounts of camp life, and other matters.

Scope and Contents note

Letters from Chattanooga, Tennessee; Meridian, Mississippi; and Richmond, Virginia, primarily to his wife in Northport, Alabama, and also to his mother and other family members during the Civil War. The letters include news of family and friends, accounts of camp life, and other matters.

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Processing Information:

Processing Information note

Revised by Donnelly Lancaster Walton, December 2009

Preferred Citation:

William R. Hughes letters, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Biographical/Historical note

Confederate soldier from Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. He served in the Forty-First Alabama Infantry Regiment during the Civil War.

William R. Hughes letters Box SC0004 Folder 714.01

Letter from William R. Hughes, camp near Chattanooga, Tennessee, to Sarah A. Hughes, Northport, Alabama, August 5, 1862 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20447

Letter from William R. Hughes, camp near Chattanooga, Tennessee, to Mother, August 5, 1862 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20448

Letter from William R. Hughes, Petersburg, Virginia, to Sarah A. Hughes, Northport, Alabama, November 5, 1864 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20449

Letter from William R. Hughes, Chattanooga, Tennessee, to Sarah A. Hughes, Northport, Alabama, November 30, 1862 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20450

Letter from William R. Hughes, Meridian, Mississippi, to Sarah A. Hughes, Northport, Alabama, June 1, 1863 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20451

Letter from William R. Hughes to Sarah A. Hughes, Northport, Alabama, June 6, 1864 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20452

Letter from William R. Hughes, Petersburg, Virginia, to Sarah A. Hughes, Northport, Alabama, August 3, 1864 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20453

Letter from William R. Hughes, Petersburg, Virginia, to Amelia Dorcas Hughes, August 10, 1864 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20454

Letter from William R. Hughes, Petersburg, Virginia, to Sergeant Wilson P. Pool, August 16, 1864 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20455

Letter from William R. Hughes, Petersburg, Virginia, to Sarah A. Hughes, Northport, Alabama, November 6, 1864 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20456

Letter from William R. Hughes, Jackson County, Alabama, to Sarah A. Hughes, Northport, Alabama, December 10, 1864 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20457