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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Civil War Shoe or Boot Remains MSS.3399

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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

May 2011

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-05-13T11:26-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Civil War Shoe or Boot Remains

Unit ID:

MSS.3399

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

1.5 Linear feet

Dates:

between 1864 and 1865

Abstract:

Framed remains of a Civil War era boot or shoe.

Access Restrictions:

None

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains the framed remains of a Civil War era boot or shoe. A typed note is framed with the remains and states that the sole was recovered from a known Union Army trash pit in Nashville, Tennessee, and explains that the Union Army cut up old boots and shoes before throwing them away so that the enemy would not be able to use them.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2011

Preferred Citation:

Civil War Shoe or Boot Remains, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006

Shoe or Boot Remains Box SC0073 Oversize Folder 3399.01