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Guide to the A.W. Dwight Letter MSS.1964

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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 2009-12-11T13:48-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

December 2009
Collection Title:

A.W. Dwight Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.1964

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 letter, 1 page)

Dates:

1862 January 9

Abstract:

A letter from A.W. Dwight to C.E. Smith, Esq. on January 9, 1862, discussing the reading and writing of personal journals as well as some general comments about the progress of the war.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of one letter written by A.W. Dwight, a Lieutenant Colonel of the 122nd Regiment New York Volunteers, to C.E. Smith, Esq. The letter discusses the reading and writing of personal journals. He also talks about the progress of the war.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2007

Preferred Citation:

A.W. Dwight 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

A.W. Dwight was a Lieutenant Colonel in the 122nd Regiment New York Volunteers during the Civil War. He was wounded twice (once on September 19, 1864 at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia and once on October 19, 1864 at Cedar Creek, Warren County, Virginia) before being killed in action on March 25, 1865 in Petersburg, Virginia.

A.W. Dwight Box SC 0001 Folder 1964

Letter from A. W. Dwight to C. E. Smith, January 9, 1862 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/22245