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Guide to the Edward M. Willis letter MSS.1670

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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 2010-06-21T15:40-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Edward M. Willis letter

Unit ID:

MSS.1670

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 letter)

Dates:

1864 November 5

Abstract:

A letter by Union soldier Edward M. Willis to his parents, 5 November 1864.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of one letter from Willis, a soldier in the 60th Massachusetts Volunteer Militia, to his parents, written from Camp Burnside, Indianapolis, Indiana, where the unit was guarding Confederate POWs, on 5 November 1864.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Donnelly Lancaster/John Beeler, 2005

Preferred Citation:

Edward M. Willis 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 Massachusetts.

Letter Box 6476 Folder 27

Letter from M. Willis, Camp Burnside, Indianapolis, Indiana, to his parents, Massachusetts, November 5, 1864 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20781