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Guide to the Henry W. Reese Jr. papers MSS.1184

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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 2013

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Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Henry W. Reese Jr. papers

Unit ID:

MSS.1184

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet 3 items

Dates:

1863-1905

Abstract:

Contains a letter by Reece describing his arrival in Vicksburg; a letter from William Garrard to H. F. Reese about his brother Henry; and a paper written by H. F. Reese about his brother's life.

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains a letter by Reece to a Mrs. Tuomey, describing his arrival in Vicksburg; a letter from William Garrard to H. F. Reese about his brother Henry; and a paper written by H. F. Reese about his brother's life.

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Preferred Citation:

Henry W. Reese Jr. papers, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Biographical/Historical note

Henry W. Reese, Jr. (1846-1863) was born to Henry W. (1813-1898) and Julia Malvina Wynn Reese (1827-1860) and lived in Dempolis, Alabama. He attended The University of Alabama, and he served in the 31st Alabama Infantry during the Civil War, dying of wounds suffered at Baker's Creek (also known as the Battle of Champion Hill), Mississippi, in 1863.

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Access Restrictions:

none

Source(s)

Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Infantry Regiment, 31st. (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Reese, Henry W., Jr., 1846-1863 (local)

Champion Hill, Battle of, Miss., 1863 (lcsh)

Southern Life and Culture (localbroad)

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 (lcsh)

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military life (lcsh)

Papers Box 2826 Folder 1184.01

Transcribed letter from Henry W. Reese, Jr., near Vicksburg, Mississippi, to Mrs. Tuomey, February 26, 1863 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/97604

Transcribed letter from William Garrard, Garrard and Meldrim, Savannah, Georgia, to H. F. Reese, Selma, Alabama, September 15, 1905 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/97605

Henry Winston Reese, Jr., Son of Dr. Henry Winston Reese and Mrs. Julia Malvina Reese, H. F. Reese, circa 1910 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/97606