Shipman, F. I., Letter

F. I. Shipman Letter, 1865 Ms.1988.033


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1988.033
Title
F. I. Shipman Letter1865
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
Shipman, F. I.
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
F. I. Shipman was a Union soldier during the American Civil War, stationed in Petersburg, Virginia. The letter is to his father mentions signs of peace and asks for stamps and other necessities.

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The collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

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Source of Acquisition

The collection was purchased to Special Collections and University Archives in 1988.

Processing Information

The collection is unprocessed. Minimal description was completed prior to 2002.


Biographical Note

F. I. Shipman was a Union soldier during the American Civil War, stationed in Petersburg, Virginia.

Scope and Content

The F. I. Shipman Letter from Shipman, a Union soldier in the American Civil War, to his father mentions signs of peace and asks for stamps and other necessities.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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

Rights Statement for Archival Description

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

Container List

folder 1
Letter
1865