Wade, Jane Letter Jane Wade Letter, 1864 Ms.1987.049

Jane Wade Letter, 1864 Ms.1987.049


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1987.049
Title
Jane Wade Letter,1864
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Creator
Wade, Jane Harriet (Edie), 1826-1912
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
The collection contains a photocopy of a letter from Wade in Christiansburg, Virginia, written on May 15, 1864, to her husband John, a soldier in the Confederate Army in the Civil War.

Administrative Information

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Jane Wade Letter, Ms1987-049, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Scope and Contents

The collection was acquired by Special Collections prior to 1987.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Jane Wade Letter was completed in October 2013.


Biographical Note

John C. Ware (1829-1889) and Jane (Edie) Wade (1826-1912) had at least 7 children: Emily Elizabeth (1852-1876), Joseph Edie (1854-1920), William Hamilton (1857-1937), Mary Louise (1859-1938), Virginia Shields (1863-?), Edward Barnett (1867-1892) and Kate Taylor (1869-?). Both John and Jane are buried in Christiansburg, Virginia.

During the Civil War, Wade was a captain in Company G., 4th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Stonewall Brigade). Throughout his non-military career, he was a railroad clerk, merchant, accountant, and acounty clerk for Montgomery County (1881-1887).

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a photocopy of a homefront letter from Wade in Christiansburg, Virginia, written on May 15, 1864, to her husband John, a soldier in the Confederate Army in the Civil War. She writes about the Yanks advancing on Dublin [Virginia] and burning town buildings, the wounded, and looting by the Yankee soldiers. Transcript available.

Subjects and Indexing Terms


Rights Statement for Archival Description

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

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

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Container List

folder 1
Letter,
1864