Martin, John S. Letters

John S. Martin LettersMs.1993.013


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1993.013
Title
John S. Martin Letters1862-1863
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Creator
Martin, John S.
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.

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Scope and Contents

Confederate soldier in the 18th Alabama Infantry during the Civil War. Collection consists of two letters to Martin's wife Sarah Jane. One is written November 29, 1862, where he urges his wife to send him new gloves. The other (photocopy) is written March 1, 1863, from Mobile, Alabama, to his wife with an additional note to his father, telling them of his sadness at being away from his family and the high price of molasses.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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

Rights Statement for Archival Description

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