A Guide to the Arthur G. Sinclair Letters, 1864 Sinclair, Arthur G. Letters Ms1992-034

A Guide to the Arthur G. Sinclair Letters, 1864

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Collection Number Ms1992-034


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Collection Number
Arthur G. Sinclair Letters, 1864
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Sinclair, Arthur G.

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Scope and Content

Born in Virginia; commander in the Confederate States of America Navy. Collection consists of two letters written in February and March, 1864, from Sinclair in Richmond to a friend. Refers to his iron clads, which have been repaired after being battered in the recent campaign, and the commotion caused in Richmond from a raid by the Yankees. Transcripts available.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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