A Guide to the Fort Pickens, Winchester, Virginia, Civil War Letter, 1861 Fort Pickens, Winchester, Virginia, Civil War Letter Ms2019-004

A Guide to the Fort Pickens, Winchester, Virginia, Civil War Letter, 1861

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2019-004


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2019 (CC0).

Processed by: AnnRea Fowler, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2019-004
Title
Fort Pickens, Winchester, Virginia, Civil War Letter, 1861
Physical Characteristics
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Language
English
Abstract
The Fort Pickens, Winchester, Virginia, Civil War Letter concerns the creator, "GHD", telling his wife, Lizzie, that he has arrived in Winchester following a recent skirmish and local regimental activities.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Fort Pickens, Winchester, Virginia, Civil War Letter must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Fort Pickens, Winchester, Virginia, Civil War Letter, Ms2019-004, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Fort Pickens, Winchester, Virginia, Civil War Letter was purchased by Special Collections in 2018.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Fort Pickens, Winchester, Virginia, Civil War Letter was completed in January 2019.


Scope and Content

The Fort Pickens, Winchester, Virginia, Civil War Letter concerns the creator, "GHD", telling his wife, Lizzie, that he has arrived in Winchester following a recent skirmish, likely the Skirmish of Falling Waters. He also talks about local regimental activities. The letter is dated July 6, 1861.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Civil War
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Correspondence

Contents List

Folder 1
Letter, 1861-07-06