A Guide to the Hickman Family Newsletters and Papers, 1995-1998 Hickman Family Newsletters and Papers Ms1998-007

A Guide to the Hickman Family Newsletters and Papers, 1995-1998

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1998-007


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1998-007
Title
Hickman Family Newsletters and Papers, 1995-1998
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Language
English

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Scope and Content

Family newsletters written by H. William Gabriel of Florence, Montana, about his research into the history of the Hickman family of Back Creek, Bath County, Virginia. Includes extensive information about William P. Hickman (1810-64), a Presbyterian preacher who ministered to congregations in Wythe, Pulaski, and Montgomery counties, Virginia, until his death in May 1864, fighting with the Confederate forces at the Battle of Cloyd's Mountain during the Civil War.


Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Bath County (Va.)
  • Blacksburg (Va.)
  • Civil War
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery County (Va.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865