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James A. Henderson papers

 Collection — Box: 640
Identifier: MSS-0662

Scope and Contents

The collection contains the typescript of a paper entitled "The Private Scribblings of Jas. A. Henderson, Co. C. 12th Iowa V. V. Infantry, Centre, Ala. - Dec. 1, 1865." Henderson was apparently attached to the Assistant Provost Marshal's office in Centre, Alabama, after the Civil War. The first four pages begin as a simple diary but changes into an unfinished short story of patriotism, heroism, jealousy, and love, that takes place during the war and where the young protagonist was set upon by all possible ills and troubles in his quest to win the hand of the girl he loves.

Dates

  • 1865 December 1-4

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Biographical / Historical

James A. Henderson was from Iowa and served in the Twelveth Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the Civil War.

Extent

0.02 Linear Feet (1 item; 22 pages, typescript)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Writings of James A. Henderson of the Twelveth Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment while stationed at Centre, Alabama, in December 1865.

Provenance

unknown

General

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Processed by

S. M. Braden, 2009; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Title
Guide to the James A. Henderson papers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
December 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

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