A Guide to the Ansil T. Bartlett Letter, 1865 Bartlett, Ansil T. Letter Ms2012-008

Ansil T. Bartlett Letter, 1865

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2012-008


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Processed by: Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2012-008
Title
Ansil T. Bartlett Letter, 1865
DIGITAL CONTENT
This item has been digitized and is available online.
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Bartlett, Ansil T., 58th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists of a letter by Ansil T. Bartlett to his father, dated April 15, 1865.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Ansil T. Bartlett Letter must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Ansil T. Bartlett Letter, Ms2012-008, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The collection was purchased by Special Collections in February 2012.

Alternative Form Available

This item has been digitized and is available online.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Ansil T. Bartlett was completed in June 2012.


Biographical Note

Ansil T. Bartlett was a private with Company D, 58th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry. He likely enlisted in March of 1864 and he served through the end of the war. Records in the Congressional Serial Set indicate was still alive in 1918 and he received a raise in his pension in both 1917 and 1918.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a letter by Ansil T. Bartlett to his father, dated April 15, 1865. Written from Camp Farmville, Virginia, the letter mentions soldiers stealing good from nearby homes, daily tasks, war rumors, and Bartlett's hope to be home by July 4th. There is also a pencil sketch of a bird.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

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

Contents List

Folder 1
Letter, 1865

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Bartlett, Ansil T., 58th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry