A Guide to the R.H. Ford Civil War Letter, 1862 Ford, R.H. Civil War Letter Ms2009-030

A Guide to the R.H. Ford Civil War Letter, 1862

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2009-030


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2009-030
Title
R.H. Ford Civil War Letter 1862
Physical Characteristics
1 Folder; 0.1 cu.ft.
Creator
R.H. Ford
Language
English
Abstract
Letter from R. H. Ford to his son, Willie. The letter dates from September 3, 1862 and originates from Knoxville.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: R.H. Ford Letter, , Ms2009-030, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The R.H. Ford Letter was purchased for the Civil War collection in Special Collections in 1993.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement and description of the R.H. Ford Letter was completed in February 2009.


Biographical Information

No biographical information is available at this time.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of a single letter from R. H. Ford to his son, Willie. The letter dates from September 3, 1862 and originates from Knoxville. The letter discusses supplies that Ford received from as well as goods that he needs to send back, but cannot send because they are "outside of Yankee lines." Ford inquires about business back home and mentions two land purchases in Tennessee and Georgia.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Civil War
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Contents List

Folder 1
Letter, September 3, 1862