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Guide to the William S. Mortimer letter MSS.1653

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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 2010-06-23T10:44-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

William S. Mortimer letter

Unit ID:

MSS.1653

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 letter and envelope0

Dates:

1862 February 11

Abstract:

A letter from William Mortimer to William Smith, Camp Wood, Munfordville, KY, 11 February 1862.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of one letter from Mortimer, a member of the Union forces in central Kentucky, under the command of General Don Carlos Buell, to William Smith of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In the letter Mortimer describes Union designs on Bowling Green, the weather, the state of his regiment's health, and other matters.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Donnelly Lancaster/John Beeler, 2005

Preferred Citation:

William S. Mortimer 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

Union soldier stationed at Camp Wood, Munfordville, Kentucky, 11 February 1862.

Letter Box 6476 Folder 10

Letter from William S. Mortimer, Camp Wood, Munfordville, Kentucky, to William Smith, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, February 11, 1862 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20767