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Guide to the E.W. Johns Letter MSS.0757

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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 2009-12-11T14:01-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

E. W. Johns letter

Unit ID:

MSS.0757

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 item, 1 piece)

Dates:

1863 August 20

Abstract:

A letter dated 20 August 1863, from Johns in Richmond, to Messers M. and E. Myers, Petersburg, Virginia, requesting them to deliver whiskey to the Confederate Army's medical department.

Scope and Contents note

A letter dated 20 August 1863, from Johns in Richmond, to Messers M. and E. Myers, Petersburg, Virginia, requesting them to deliver whiskey to the Confederate Army's medical department.

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Preferred Citation:

E. W. Johns letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

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Biographical/Historical note

E. W. Johns was born in Maryland in 1827. Prior to the Civil War, he served in the United States Army as a surgeon and was part of the garrison stationed in the Milam and Williamson District in Texas in 1850 and was the Post Surgeon at Fort Laramie, Nebraska in 1860. During the Civil War he served as Surgeon and Medical Purveyor for the Confederate States Army in Richmond, Virginia. He died in Richmond in June of 1892 at the age of 66.

E.W. Johns Letter Box SC0004 Folder 757.01

Letter from E. W. Johns, Richmond, Virginia, to sirs, August 20, 1863 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/494