A Guide to the William J. Scott Letter, 1861 Scott, William J. Letter Ms2018-039

A Guide to the William J. Scott Letter, 1861

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2018-039


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2019 (CC0 1.0)

Processed by: Jeff Felton, Graduate Intern, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2018-039
Title
William J. Scott Letter, 1862
Physical Characteristics
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists of a letter written by William J. Scott, 60th Virginia Infantry, August 13, 1862, from Chaffin's Farm near Richmond, Virginia.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from William J. Scott 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: William J. Scott Letter, Ms2018-039, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The William J. Scott Letter was purchased by Special Collections in October 2018.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the William J. Scott Letter was completed in May 2018.


Scope and Content

The collection consists of a letter written by William J. Scott, 60th Virginia Infantry, August 13, 1862, from Chaffin's Farm near Richmond, Virginia. Scott wrote about his desire to be home along with speculation that his regiment may be sent to join Stonewall Jackson's forces then advancing on Manassas Junction. He also describes seeing 140 Union officer prisoners on their way to being exchanged.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Civil War
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • Geographical Names:

  • Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry. 60th Regiment

Contents List

Folder 1
Letter, 1861

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry. 60th Regiment