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William Fulton letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0547

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a typescript copy of a letter dated 12 April 1865, written by 17-year old Fulton to his sister, Mrs. Theodora Fulton Pettus in Livingston, Alabama, describing the surrender of Mobile to Union forces.

Dates

  • 1865 April 12

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Biographical / Historical

William Fulton was about 17 years old when the city of Mobile, Alabama, surrendered to the Union forces in April 1865.

Extent

0.02 Linear Feet (1 item; typescript)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Typescript copy of a letter dated 12 April 1865, written by Fulton to his sister, Mrs. Theodora Fulton Pettus, describing the surrender of Mobile, Alabama, to Union forces.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. J. Edward Beck, 1948

General

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Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Title
Guide to the William Fulton letter
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
February 2008
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