Alexander, Henrie H. Letter

A Guide to the Henrie H. Alexander Letter 1862 Ms.1960.002


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1960.002
Title
Henrie H. Alexander Letter1862
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
Alexander, Henrie H., d.1916
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.

Administrative Information

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.

Existence and Location of Copies

This letter has been digitized and is available online.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Henrie H. Alexander, Ms1960-002, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The Henrie H. Alexander Letter was donated to Special Collections before 1960.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Henrie H. Alexander Letter commenced and was completed in 1960. Additional description was completed prior to 2008 and in 2010.


Biographical Note

Henrie H. Alexander was Blacksburg, Virginia, resident. In 1861, he mustered in as a 1st Sergeant with Company C, 4th Regiment, Virginia Infantry. He may have transferred to the 45th Regiment, Virginia Infantry in August of 1861. He is also listed as a Second Lieutenant/Aide-de-Camp for the CSA General and Staff Officers. Alexander died in 1916.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a letter written June 10,1862, from Alexander in Blacksburg, to Captain W. G. Price in Wytheville, Virginia, about a recent skirmish with the Union soldiers at Salt Sulphur Springs, Virginia (now West Virginia).

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Blacksburg (Va.)
  • Civil War
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery County (Va.)
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Container List

folder 1
Letter
1862
Alternate Form Available

This letter has been digitized and is available online.