A Guide to the Poems Written for Lewis G. Creasy, 1863 Creasy, Lewis G., Poems Written for Ms2015-005

Poems Written for Lewis G. Creasy, 1863

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2015-005


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

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2015-005
Title
Poems Written for Lewis G. Creasy, December 27, 1863
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Creasy, Lewis G.
Language
English
Abstract
This collection includes poems were written for Creasy by someone else whose identity is unknown. There are two poems, "The Virginia Girls Song" and the companion piece, "The Volunteers Reply." A note at the bottom of the second page indicates the poems were "written by a true friend for Mr. L. Creasy" in December 1863.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Poems written for Lewis G. Creasy must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Poems written for Lewis G. Creasy, Ms2015-005, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

This collection was purchased by Special Collections in August, 2014.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Poems written for Lewis G. Creasy was completed in February, 2015.


Biographical Note

Private Lewis G. Creasy of Pittsylvania County, Virginia enlisted in Company G of the 28th Regiment of the Virginia Infantry in February 1862. According to Regimental histories, he was wounded in action at Seven Pines, Va., June 1, 1862 and again at Petersburg, on June 16, 1864.

According to the 1920 census, he and his brother John had a farm in West Virginia. Lewis was widowed and his grandson Carl Robertson worked the farm with his grandfather and uncle. John and Lewis both served in the same company during the Civil War. John was captured 3 times.

Scope and Content

This collection includes poems were written for Creasy by someone else whose identity is unknown. There are two poems, "The Virginia Girls Song" and the companion piece, "The Volunteers Reply." A note at the bottom of the second page indicates the poems were "written by a true friend for Mr. L. Creasy" in December 1863.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

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

Contents List

Folder 1
Poems, December 27, 1863