A Guide to the Shenandoah County Letter, 1864 Shenandoah County Letter Ms1996-010

A Guide to the Shenandoah County Letter, 1864

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1996-010


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Collection Number
Shenandoah County Letter, 1864
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder

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Scope and Content

Unidentified Confederate soldier writing to his family from Shenandoah County in Virginia on October 11, 1864, to his wife and children. Writes with instructions to his sons to sow his farm land in wheat and rye, and tells about a small skirmish with the Yankees. Transcript available.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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