A Guide to the Tarter Family Papers, 1862, 1865, undated Tarter Family Papers Ms2012-021

A Guide to the Tarter Family Papers, 1862, 1865, undated

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2012-021


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Processed by: Cliff Bryant, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2012-021
Title
Tarter Family Papers, 1862, 1865, undated
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Language
English
Abstract
The collection includes a letter from J. W. & Susan M. Tarter to J. W.'s brother, Confederate soldier James H. Tarter; a CSA envelope, and James H.'s Oath of Allegiance certificate.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Tarter Family Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Tarter Family Papers, Ms2012-021, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The collection was purchased by Special Collections in February 2012.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Tarter Family Papers was completed in June 2012.

Scope and Content

The collection includes a letter from J. W. & Susan M. Tarter to J. W.'s brother, Confederate soldier James H. Tarter; a CSA envelope, and James H.'s Oath of Allegiance certificate. The letter, written from Wythe County and dated November 2nd, 1862, includes mostly family news, food prices, and war news.

Index Terms

    Family Names:

  • Tarter family, Wythe County, Virginia
  • Subjects:

  • Civil War
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • Wythe County (Va.)

Contents List

Folder 1
Papers, 1862, 1865, undated