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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Thomas B. Hall Letter MSS.1952

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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:

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Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

January 2010
Collection Title:

Thomas B. Hall Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.1952

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 letter, 1 transcript, 4 pages)

Dates:

1861 September 18

Abstract:

A letter from Hall to his cousin Mary, written from Camp Beauregard in Alabama, discussing drills and camp life as well as describing his manservant, "Jackie," as one of the cleverest fellows he ever knew.

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains two items, a letter from Thomas B. Hall to his "Cousin Mary" and a typewritten transcript of the letter. Hall writes from Camp Beauregard in Alabama, describing his manservant, "Jackie," as one of the cleverest fellows he ever knew. He also discusses drills and camp life; he says the only thing he doesn't like is that he "can't go see the fairer sex."

Processing Information:

Processed by

Faith White and Donnelly Lancaster Walton, 2007

Preferred Citation:

Thomas B. Hall 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

Thomas Brown Hall was born in Montgomery, Alabama, on November 12, 1845. He joined the Confederate Army in 1861 and was a member of the 24th Alabama Regiment, Company K. He was killed at the Battle of Chickamauga on September 24, 1863.

Letter Box SC0001 Folder 1952.1

Letter from Thomas B. Hall, Camp Beauregard, Alabama, to cousin Mary, [presumably in Mobile, Alabama], September 17, 1861 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/22225

Letter from Thomas B. Hall, Union City, Tennessee, to cousin Mary, [presumably in Mobile, Alabama], September 28, 1861 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/22226