A Guide to the 116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry Sutler Letter, 1863 116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry Sutler Letter Ms2011-049

116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry Sutler Letter, 1863

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2011-049


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Processed by: Jonathan Grunert, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2011-049
Title
116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry Sutler Letter, 1863
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists of an autograph letter signed by a sutler working with the 116th Ohio Infantry, located in September 1863 near Martinsville, Virginia (now West Virginia). The letter discusses business conditions surrounding the 116th Ohio, the Ohio gubernatorial election of 1863 between Clement L. Vallandigham and John Brough, and offers brief information about the regiment and its leisurely activities.

Adminstrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from 116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry Sutler Letter must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: 116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry Sutler Letter, Ms2011-049, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

Collection purchased by Special Collections in December 2010.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the 116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry Sutler Letter was completed in May 2011.


Biographical Information

This letter was written by a sutler with the Ohio 116th in September 1863, near Martinsville, Virginia (now West Virginia). Written to Mr. A. J. Frame, whose son, Adolphus B. Frame, was a lieutenant in the regiment, the letter contains a signature that is an abbreviation and largely illegible, possibly William M M.

Scope and Content

The letter is signed by a sutler working with the 116th Ohio, located in September 1863 near Martinsville, Virginia (now West Virginia). The letter discusses business conditions surrounding the 116th Ohio, the Ohio gubernatorial election of 1863 between Clement L. Vallandigham and John Brough, and offers brief information about the regiment and its leisurely activities.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Frame, A. J.
  • Vallandigham, Clement L., 1820-1871
  • Subjects:

  • Civil War
  • Elections--United States--1864
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Contents List

Folder 1
Letter, September 10, 1863

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Frame, A. J.
  • Vallandigham, Clement L., 1820-1871