A Guide to the Lee Hendrix Correspondence, 1862-1863 Hendrix, Lee Correspondence Ms1990-020

A Guide to the Lee Hendrix Correspondence, 1862-1863

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Collection Number Ms1990-020


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1990-020
Title
Lee Hendrix Correspondence, 1862-1863
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Hendrix, Lee
Language
English

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Scope and Content

Private in Co. B of the 1st North Carolina Sharpshooter Battalion in the Civil War. Collection consists of eight letters from Hendrix in camp in Front Royal, Virginia, and in a hospital in Lynchburg, Virginia, to Noah Beeson. Writes of lice in the camp and boredom between confrontations with the enemy. Mentions the Battle of Fredericksburg (December 1862). Transcripts available.


Subjects and Indexing Terms

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