Brown, Washington Papers

Washington Brown PapersMs.1989.011


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1989.011
Title
Washington Brown Papers1861-1863
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
Brown, Washington
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Washington Brown Papers, Ms1989-011, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.


Scope and Contents

Captain of the 145th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Civil War. Died from wounds inflicted at the Battle of Fredericksburg, (December 1862). Papers include a manuscript copy of a personal memoir about Brown, written in 1869 by Samuel P. Bates, Pennsylvania state historian, and various pieces of correspondence to and from Brown and his family in Erie, Pennsylvania. Also includes letters to and from his father, Conrad Brown, written after Washington's death concerning the funeral arrangements, and a manuscript copy of Brown's last words. 

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Rights Statement for Archival Description

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