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Obituary and grave inscription

 File — Box: WSC003

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The collection contains letters from Benjamin Rice Holt as well as letters and other documents from family members. Holt's wartime letters to his father and sisters show a very light-hearted manner and wry wit. One of his letters in 1863 tells how "our trip to the front was a very pleasant one the incessant rain to the contrary notwithstanding." He ends that particular letter by saying "our political sky looks brighter now than at any time previous and I think in a few more months we will all be at home."

The collection also includes a


  • 1860 - 1939

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.


From the Collection: 0.1 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266