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Guide to the W.H. Wait Pass MSS.1664

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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 2010-06-22T15:16-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

W. H. Wait Pass

Unit ID:

MSS.1664

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

6476 21
Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 letter)

Dates:

1865 April 29

Abstract:

A pass from W.H. Wait, sergeant in charge of the Picket Post at the "Cutoff new Algiers, La." on 29 April 1865 allowing Private Silas Dickens to travel from Algiers, Louisiana, to New Orleans and back.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a pass by Wait, countersigned and approved by Lt. Colonel H. E. Jones, permitting Private Silas Dickens of the 56th Ohio Volunteer Infantry to pass from Algiers, Louisiana "to and through the city of New Orleans."

Processing Information:

Processed by

Donnelly Lancaster/John Beeler, 2005

Preferred Citation:

W. H. Wait 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 Sergeant, 56th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Algiers, Louisiana, 29 April 1865.

Pass Box 6476 Folder 21

Military pass from the Sergeant in charge of the picket post , W. H. Wait, Algiers, Louisiana, to Private Silas Dickens, April 29, 1865 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/22199