Weber, Max, Letter

Max Weber Letter, 1861 Ms.1989.027


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1989.027
Title
Max Weber Letter1861
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
Weber, Max, 1924-1901
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
Max Weber (1824-1901) was a Colonel of the 20th Regiment of New York Infantry volunteers during the American Civil War. The Max Weber Letter is to Major General Benjamin F. Butler, September 5, 1861, describing the capture of Fort Hatteras, North Carolina, on August 28, by Weber's troops.

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Source of Acquisition

The collection was acquired by Special Collections and University Archives prior to 2000.

Processing Information

The collection is unprocessed. Minimal description was completed prior to 2000.


Biographical Note

Max Weber (1824-1901) was a Colonel of the 20th Regiment of New York Infantry volunteers during the American Civil War. Weber eventually became a Brigadier General and served in the Union Army of the Potomac.

Source: "Max Weber" entry, Findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5892339/max-weber

Scope and Content

The Max Weber Letter is to Major General Benjamin F. Butler, September 5, 1861, describing the capture of Fort Hatteras, North Carolina, on August 28, by Weber's troops.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893
  • Civil War
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Max Weber 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

  • Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893
  • Weber, Max, 1924-1901

Container List

folder 1
Letter
1861