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Letters to Clara Gray, 1898

 File — Box: 4256.001, Folder: 3

Scope and Contents

This file contains two letters from James B. Hebden and one letter from D. W. Gray, both of the 1st Regiment of Kentucky Volunteers, US Army, to Clara M. J. Gray, care of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Freight Office, Louisville, Kentucky. Hebden's letters are dated August 6, 1898, and November 1, 1898. The first was written from Newport News, Virginia, as the unit was shipping out to Puerto Rico. The second was written at Camp Ponce, Puerto Rico, on YMCA stationery. The letter from D. W. Gray is dated August 20, 1898, from SS Alama, in Ponce Harbor, Puerto Rico, and deals with the unit's expected movements. Gray's letter enclosed a small, uncut deck of playing cards purchased locally.


  • 1898


Language of Materials

From the Collection: Materials are in English.

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From the Collection: 0.4 Linear Feet


Formerly MSS.1766

Local Identifier


Processing Information

Processed by Donnelly Lancaster/John Beeler, 2006.


Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266