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Guide to the R. Taylor letter MSS.1651

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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

June 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-06-23T11:00-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

R. Taylor letter

Unit ID:

MSS.1651

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 letter)

Dates:

1862 March 13

Abstract:

A letter from R. Taylor, Confederate officer, to Benjamin W. Belsches, Confederate cavalry officer, Norfolk, 13 March 1862.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of one letter from Taylor, as directed by Mahone, to Captain Benjamin W. Belsches, on the latter's operations in obstructing a canal in the defense of Norfolk, and in organizing a new cavalry company, 13 March 1862.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Donnelly Lancaster/John Beeler, 2005

Preferred Citation:

R. Taylor letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2004

Biographical/Historical note

Confederate officer serving as Brigadier General William Mahone's Adjutant-General at Norfolk, 13 March 1862.

Letter Box 6476 Folder 8

Letter from R. Taylor to Benjamin W. Belsches, Norfolk, Virginia, March 13, 1862 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20765