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C. S. Phillips letter

 Collection
Identifier: W-0155

Scope and Contents

C. S. Phillips of the Ninety-fourth Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment wrote this letter on April 18, 1865, from Spanish Fort, Alabama, to his friend Will H. Hay. Phillips details the movements of his company toward and around Mobile, Alabama, and ends saying, "We live in hopes. We are looking for good news from Genl Shermans Army! since the surrender of Gen; Lee. How glorious."

Dates

  • 1865 April 18

Creator

Biographical / Historical

C. S. Phillips was a Union soldier in Company I of the Ninety-fourth Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment, First Brigade, Second Division, during the last stages of the Civil War.

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Letter detailing the movement of Union forces following the surrender of Mobile, Alabama, in April 1865.

Physical Location

A. S. Williams III Americana Collection, Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library, The University of Alabama

Provenance

gift of A. S. Williams III, 2014

General

Title on box: A. S. Williams III Americana Collection - Civil War materials

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2014

Creator

Source

Title
Guide to the C. S. Phillips letter
Status
Completed
Date
January 2014
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