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Thomas P. Clinton letters

Identifier: MSS-0319

Scope and Contents

The collections contains letters about the burning of the University of Alabama, April 1865, which Clinton witnessed as a young boy. Also included is a paper on transportation in Tuscaloosa.


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Biographical / Historical

Thomas P. Clinton was a young boy in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in April 1865, and was a witness to the burning of the University of Alabama campus on 4 April 1865 by Brigadier General John T. Croxton and 1,500 seasoned cavalrymen.


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Letters about the burning of the University of Alabama, April 1865, which Clinton witnessed as a young boy.


Gift of Hudson Strode, 1977


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Guide to the Thomas P. Clinton letters
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266