A Guide to the Civil War Letter, 1861 Civil War Letter Ms1990-023

A Guide to the Civil War Letter, 1861

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1990-023


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Collection Number
Civil War Letter, 1861
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder

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Scope and Content

Letter from A. H. D. in Indianapolis to his brother, written December 14, 1861. Letter concerns the writer's wish that his son be admitted to the Virginia Military Institute without paying the customary fees because he has suffered enough for Virginia. Also mentions problems in sending mail to the Confederate states. Transcript available.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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