acumen 3.0ɑ
W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Pencil Sketches of Civil War Military Camps and Buildings MSS.3434

ASSET VIEWER
Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

July 2011

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-07-22T15:26-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Pencil Sketches of Civil War Military Camps and Buildings

Unit ID:

MSS.3434

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

1.5 Linear feet (6 pencil sketches)

Dates:

between 1861 and 1865

Abstract:

Six pencil sketches of various military buildings and camps of the Civil War.

Access Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall

Preferred Citation:

Pencil Sketches of Civil War Military Camps and Buildings, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2011

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains six pencil sketches depicting various military buildings and camps during the Civil War. One of the sketches, titled "U.S. Gen Hospital, Point of Rocks, VA," implies that the sketches, which are all done by the same hand, depict Union encampments. Another is titled "The House where Maj. Charles Jarvis Died." Jarvis was a Major in Company "D" of the Vermont 9th Infantry and was wounded and died while on a scouting mission in New Berne, North Carolina, on 1 December 1863.

Sketches Box 3434.001