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Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Lamar Aldridge papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0059
Overview Letters home written while Aldridge was in training in Georgia and then serving in France during World War I.
Dates: 1917-1919

Peyton B. Bibb papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0153
Abstract Documents, mainly letters written to or by Peyton B. Bibb. There are also receipts and minutes from unidentified meetings. There is also a copy of the “Complete Rudiments of Music” by A.J. Showalter (©1906) with the name “George Bibb” written on the front cover and on the first page.
Dates: 1886–1906

Jefferson Carroll Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4232
Overview World War II letters, scrapbook, and genealogical materials
Dates: 1884-1945

John Horry Dent, Jr., Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0431
Overview Collection contains letters written by John Horry Dent, Jr. (signed J. Horry Dent) of Barbour County, Alabama, from 1861 March 15 to 1864 July 1 to his father, John Horry Dent of Eufaula, Alabama. There are also two letters written by Dent Jr.’s fellow officers to Dent's father detailing information of Dent Jr.’s part aboard the C.S.S. McRae during the battle of Forts Jackson and St. Philip and his subsequent capture and internment at Fort Warren in May 1862.
Dates: 1861 - 1864

Ambrose Doss Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0446
Overview Collection contains letters written by Ambrose Doss of Jefferson County, Alabama, to his wife, Sarah Brake Doss while he was in Co. C of the 19th Alabama Regiment from the time of his enlistment in 1861 until his death on 1864 July 5 near Kennesaw, Cobb County, Georgia. There is also a letter from Lt. J. W. Rouse, dated 1864 July 6, to Sarah telling her of Ambrose’s death and burial. There are several miscellaneous documents including a short biographical sketch of Doss and a booklet titled...
Dates: 1861 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1864

Robert Court Fletcher World War I Correspondence and Dog Tags

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4151
Overview Sixteen letters and postcards from this World War I soldier to his sister in Birmingham, Alabama.
Dates: 1918-1919

Victor Hugo Friedman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0545
Overview Personal and official correspondence, photographs of a camp in the Alps, lieutenant's commission, Croce al Merito di Guerra, and various items issued by the military to this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, native.
Dates: 1918

Wade Hall Collection of Civil War Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4273
Overview A variety of materials related to the United States Civil War
Dates: 1861 - 1932

Ethel Gardiner Wiggins V-mail and Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4123
Overview V-mail and letters to a World War II soldier from his wife back home in Florence, Alabama.
Dates: 1941-1944