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Guide to the Luther K. Casey letter MSS.1768

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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 2010-06-21T13:53-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Luther K. Casey letter

Unit ID:

MSS.1768

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 letter and envelope)

Dates:

1865 October 16

Abstract:

Letter from Luther K. Casey, Union soldier in Anderson Court House, South Carolina to his uncle W. D. Barrell in Turner, Maine, 16 October 1865.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of one letter from Luther K. Casey, Union soldier in Anderson Court House, South Carolina to his uncle, W. D. Barrell, in Turner, Maine, 16 October 1865. Discusses health of his fellow soldiers (evidently a part of the 1st Maine Battalion) , an incident in which three of his comrades were murdered, and denounces South Carolina as "the hardest Secesh hole in the whole south."

Processing Information:

Processed by

Donnelly Lancaster/John Beeler, 2006

Preferred Citation:

Luther K. Casey letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2005

Biographical/Historical note

Union Civil War soldier, 1865.

Luther K. Casey Box 6533

Box 6533 Folder 14

Letter from Luther K. Casey, Anderson Court House, South Carolina, to W. D. Barrell, Turner, Maine, October 16, 1865 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/22204