A Guide to the Hiram P. Teed Correspondence, 1862-1863, n.d. Teed, Hiram P. Correspondence Ms2011-101

A Guide to the Hiram P. Teed Correspondence, 1862-1863, n.d.

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2011-101


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Processed by: Andrea Ledesma, Student Assistant, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2011-101
Title
Hiram P. Teed Correspondence, 1862-1863, n.d.
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Teed, Hiram P., Co. A, 144 Regiment, New York Infantry; Teed, Elizabeth Wakeman
Language
English
Abstract
The Hiram P. Teed Correspondence collection consists of correspondence between Pvt. Hiram P. Teed and his wife, Elizabeth. Altogether, there are seven letters--six from Teed, one from Elizabeth--from 1862-1863.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Hiram P. Teed Correspondence must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Hiram P. Teed Correspondence, Ms2011-101, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

Special Collections purchased the Hiram P. Teed Correspondence in September 2011.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Hiram P. Teed Correspondence was completed in October 2011.

Biographical Note

Hiram P. Teed was born about 1834 in New York and married Elizabeth Wakeman (b. abt. 1831). He enlisted with the 144th Regiment, New York Infantry during the Civil War and fought in several battles including Fort Wagner and Honey Hill. After the war, Teed returned to New York. In 1876 he and his wife had a daughter, Isa (Isabelle?). By 1880, they had moved to Pennsylvania and Teed worked as a sewing machine dealer.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of six letters from Pvt. Hiram P. Teed, Co. A, 144th New York Volunteers, and one letter from his wife, Elizabeth. The letters (1862-1863) detail camp movement and business, home affairs, and Teed's romantic frustrations at the separation from his wife.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically. The two letters that are undated appear at the front of the collection.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

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

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Teed, Elizabeth Wakeman
  • Teed, Hiram P., Co. A, 144 Regiment, New York Infantry

Contents List

Folder 1
Letters, 1862-1863, n.d.