A Guide to the John L. Hebron Letter, 1862 Hebron, John L., Letter Ms2019-033

A Guide to the John L. Hebron Letter, 1862

A Collection in
Special Collections and University Archives
Collection Number Ms2019-033


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2019 (CC0 1.0)

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

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Identification
Ms2019-033
Title
John L. Hebron Letter, 1862
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
Hebron, John L., 1842-1914
Language
This letter is in English.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the John L. Hebron 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: John L. Hebron Letter, Ms2019-033, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The John L. Hebron Letter was purchased by Special Collections in 2018.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the John L. Hebron Letter was completed in June 2019.


Biographical Note

John L. Hebron was born on December 17, 1842 in Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio. Hebron enlisted into Co. G of the 2nd Ohio Infantry on September 5, 1861 as a private. He was mustered out on October 10, 1864. Following the war, Hebron worked as a marble cutter and granite dealer. On February 19, 1873, Hebron married Martha E. Dalby in Wheeling, West Virginia. Martha was born in Steubenville, Ohio, the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Huff) Dalby, early settlers in Steubenville, where they located as early as the year 1803. The Hebrons had four children. Hebron died on May 25, 1914.

Scope and Content

The John L. Hebron Letter contains information pertaining to the capture of a prisoner, July 4th celebrations, swimming in the river, and interacting with Rebel soldiers on pickett. John L. Hebron writes the letter to his mother, dated July 5, 1862 from Battle Creek Tennessee. The orginal envelope, a transcript of the letter, and regimental history is also included.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

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

  • Correspondence

Rights Statements for Archival Description

The guide to the John L. Hebron Letter by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Contents List

Folder 1
Letter, 1862