116th Regiment, New York Infantry Sutler Letter A Collection in Special Collections

A Guide to the 116th Regiment, New York Infantry Sutler Letter, 1863 Ms.2011.049

A Collection in Special Collections


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Jonathan Grunert

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2011.049
Title
116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry Sutler Letter,September 10, 1863
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv00869.xml
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Language
English .
Abstract
The collection consists of an autograph letter signed by a sutler working with the 116th Ohio Infantry, located in September 1863 near Martinsville, Virginia (now West Virginia). The letter discusses business conditions surrounding the 116th Ohio, the Ohio gubernatorial election of 1863 between Clement L. Vallandigham and John Brough, and offers brief information about the regiment and its leisurely activities.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from 116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry Sutler Letter must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: 116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry Sutler Letter, Ms2011-049, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

Collection purchased by Special Collections in December 2010.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the 116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry Sutler Letter was completed in May 2011.


Biographical Information

This letter was written by a sutler with the Ohio 116th in September 1863, near Martinsville, Virginia (now West Virginia). Written to Mr. A. J. Frame, whose son, Adolphus B. Frame, was a lieutenant in the regiment, the letter contains a signature that is an abbreviation and largely illegible, possibly William M M.

Scope and Content

The letter is signed by a sutler working with the 116th Ohio, located in September 1863 near Martinsville, Virginia (now West Virginia). The letter discusses business conditions surrounding the 116th Ohio, the Ohio gubernatorial election of 1863 between Clement L. Vallandigham and John Brough, and offers brief information about the regiment and its leisurely activities.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Brough, John, 1811-1856
  • Civil War
  • Cochran, Alexander
  • Frame, A. J.
  • Frame, Adolphus B.
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • Vallandigham, Clement L., 1820-1871

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Brough, John, 1811-1856
  • Cochran, Alexander
  • Frame, A. J.
  • Frame, Adolphus B.
  • Vallandigham, Clement L., 1820-1871

Container List

folder 1
Letter
September 10, 1863