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Guide to the George Benedict letter MSS.1661

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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 2010-06-23T09:43-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

George Benedict letter

Unit ID:

MSS.1661

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

6476
Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 letter and envelope)

Dates:

1861 August 31

Abstract:

A letter from George Benedict, Union soldier, describing the situation at Camp McClellan, Iowa, 31 August 1861.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of one letter from Benedict, stationed at Camp McClellan, Iowa, to a Miss Susan Benedict, perhaps his sister, written 31 August 1861. Benedict mentions that there are fourteen prisoners there, one a "rebble [sic] Colonel With one arm off".

Processing Information:

Processed by

Donnelly Lancaster/John Beeler, 2005

Preferred Citation:

George Benedict 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

Civil War soldier from Norway, Iowa, 31 August 1861.

Letter Box 6476 Folder 18

Letter from George Benedict, Camp McClellan, Davenport, Iowa, to Susan Benedict, Norway, Iowa, August 31, 1861 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20773