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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Billie ________ Letter MSS.1940

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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

2007

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2009-12-21T13:26-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Billie ____ Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.1940

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 letter, 1 partial transcript)

Dates:

1864 December 18

Abstract:

Letter from Billie, a Confederate soldier stationed near Camp Petersburg, Virginia, to his sister Maggie in North Carolina, about hearing the "salute of the Yankees saluting General Sherman for landing on the coast." He also asked his sister to tell their father to hide his corn from deserters.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of one letter and one partial transcript written by Billie, a Confederate soldier from North Carolina, to his sister Maggie about hearing the "salute of the Yankees saluting General Sherman for landing on the coast." He also asked his sister to tell their father to hide his corn from deserters.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Faith White and Donnelly Lancaster Walton, 2007

Preferred Citation:

Billie ____ 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

Billie (surname unknown) was a Confederate soldier from North Carolina who was stationed near Camp Petersburg, Virginia, in December 1864.

Letter Box SC0001 Folder 1940.1

Letter from Billie, Camp Petersburg, Virginia, to Maggie, North Carolina, December 18, 1864 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20598