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Henry W. Reese Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1184

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains a letter by Reece to a Mrs. Tuomey, describing his arrival in Vicksburg; a letter from William Garrard to H. F. Reese about his brother Henry; and a paper written by H. F. Reese about his brother's life.

Dates

  • 1863-1905

Conditions Governing Access

none

Biographical/Historical note

Henry W. Reese, Jr. (1846-1863) was born to Henry W. (1813-1898) and Julia Malvina Wynn Reese (1827-1860) and lived in Dempolis, Alabama. He attended The University of Alabama, and he served in the 31st Alabama Infantry during the Civil War, dying of wounds suffered at Baker's Creek (also known as the Battle of Champion Hill), Mississippi, in 1863.

Sources: www.ancestry.com; www.findagrave.com

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (3 items)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Contains a letter by Reece describing his arrival in Vicksburg; a letter from William Garrard to H. F. Reese about his brother Henry; and a paper written by H. F. Reese about his brother's life.

Provenance

unknown

General

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Processed by

updated by April Burnett, 2013
Title
Guide to the Henry W. Reese Jr. 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

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500