A Guide to the Albert N. Hubbard Letter, 1864 Hubbard, Albert N. Letter Ms2019-034

A Guide to the Albert N. Hubbard Letter, 1864

A Collection in
Special Collections and University Archives
Collection Number Ms2019-034


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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.
Collection Number
Ms2019-034
Title
Albert N. Hubbard Letter, 1864-04-27-1864-06-07
Physical Characteristics
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
Hubbard, Albert Newell, 1833-1905
Language
The letter is in English.
Abstract
The Albert N. Hubbard Letter is a diary-style letter that contains information pertaining to fighting and traveling through the Shenandoah Valley, including New Market, Woodstock, Harrisonburg, and Staunton. The letter was written in Martinsburg, Virginia, and sent back to Hubbard's home in Windsor, Massachusetts.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Albert N. Hubbard 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: Albert N. Hubbard Letter, Ms2019-034, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Albert N. Hubbard Letter was purchased by Special Collections in 2018.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Albert N. Hubbard Letter was completed in June 2019.


Biographical Note

Albert Newell Hubbard was born on November 7, 1833 in Windsor, Massachusetts. He married Venila Anne Crittenden on October 3, 1854 at Hawley, MA. They had four children. Hubbard enlisted into "B" Co. of the 34th Massachusetts Infantry on July 19, 1862. He was a part of the color guard on the day of the New Market Battle. All of the other color guard men were shot except for Hubbard. Hubbard was wounded in October of 1864 at Cedar Creek, VA. He mustered out 6/16/1865 at Richmond, Virginia. Following the war, Hubbard worked as a farmer. Hubbard died on July 24, 1905 from diseases of liver and kidneys.

Scope and Content

The Albert N. Hubbard Letter is a diary-style letter that contains information pertaining to fighting and traveling through the Shenandoah Valley, including New Market, Woodstock, Harrisonburg, and Staunton. The letter was written in Martinsburg, Virgnia, between April 27-June 7, 1864 and then sent back to Hubbard's home. Hubbard would occasionally send portions of his diary home.


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 Albert N. Hubbard 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, 1864-04-27-1864-06-07