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The Year of Secession, 1861 Civil War letter collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0305

Scope and Contents

The collection contains photocopies of sixteen letters written during the first year of the Civil War, and includes letters from William J. Hardee, Joseph E. Johnston, and Robert A. Toombs, among several others. Many of the letters have been transcribed and are attached.

Dates

  • 1861

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Extent

0.04 Linear Feet (16 items; photocopies)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Photocopies of sixteen letters written during the first year of the Civil War, and includes letters from William J. Hardee, Joseph E. Johnston, and Robert A. Toombs among others

Immediate Source of Acquisition

unknown

General

To provide faster access to our materials, this finding aid was published without formal and final review. Email us at archives@ua.edu if you find mistakes or have suggestions to make this finding aid more useful for your research.

Processed by

A. Gilbert, 2009; updated by Martha Bace, 2012
Title
Guide to "The Year of Secession, 1861" Civil War letters collection
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
February 2009
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