A Guide to the West Virginia Civil War Correspondence, 1861 West Virginia Civil War Correspondence Ms1989-006

A Guide to the West Virginia Civil War Correspondence, 1861

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1989-006


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Collection Number
West Virginia Civil War Correspondence, 1861
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder

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Scope and Content

Two letters on one sheet from two girls in Western Virginia (now West Virginia) to their aunt. They write of war on the home front and the destruction caused by the Yankee soldiers to their farms.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • West Virginia