A Guide to the Henry Francis Correspondence, 1898 Francis, Henry Correspondence Ms1989-005

A Guide to the Henry Francis Correspondence, 1898

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Collection Number Ms1989-005


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Collection Number
Henry Francis Correspondence, 1898
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Francis, Henry

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Scope and Content

Corporal in Co. F, 2nd Virginia Regiment, during the Spanish-American War. Letters from camp in Jacksonville, Florida, to his mother in Simpson, Floyd County, Virginia, about life in camp, his estranged wife, and his various misfortunes. Transcripts available.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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