A Guide to the 57th Regiment [Virginia] Resolution, 1865 57th Regiment [Virginia] Resolution Ms2017-045

57th Regiment [Virginia] Resolution, 1865

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2017-045


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Processed by: Kira A. Dietz, Archivist Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2017-045
Title
57th Regiment [Virginia] Resolution, 1865
Physical Characteristics
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 57th
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists of a two-page, printed set of resolutions adopted by the 57th Virginia Regiment on January 30, 1865. Apparently in response to concerns about morale and lack of support for the Confederacy in the course of the war, the resolutions were a sort of reaffirmation of the values of the regiment, its continued willingness to fight, and its confidence in Robert E. Lee.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from 57th Regiment [Virginia] Resolution must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: 57th Regiment [Virginia] Resolution, Ms2017-045, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The 57th Regiment [Virginia] Resolution was purchased by Special Collections in February 2015.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the 57th Regiment [Virginia] Resolution was completed in October 2015.


Historical Note

The 57th Regiment, Virginia Infantry was a least partially formed from volunteers in Powhatan, Pittsylvania, and Botetourt counties during September of 1861. The regiment fought in a number of significant campaigns and battles, including Gettysburg, Petersburg, and Appomattox.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a two-page, printed set of resolutions adopted by the 57th Virginia Regiment on January 30, 1865. Apparently in response to concerns about morale and lack of support for the Confederacy in the course of the war, the resolutions were a sort of reaffirmation of the values of the regiment, its continued willingness to fight, and its confidence in Robert E. Lee. Similar resolutions were adopted by regiments through the Confederate Army in the latter part of the Civil War.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

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

Contents List

Folder 1
Printed resolution, 1865-01-30