A Guide to the Civil War Letters, 1861-1862 Civil War Letters Ms1990-024

A Guide to the Civil War Letters, 1861-1862

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1990-024


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Collection Number
Civil War Letters, 1861-1862
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder

Please note: The current finding aid includes only minimal description of the collection. If you have questions, please contact Special Collections ( specref@vt.edu ) for more information.

Scope and Content

Two letters on one sheet of paper. First letter written December 24, 1861, from B. K. to his brother. Hopes to get a letter through to Nashville and then to Texas. Second letter from J. W. Hughes to unknown from Hopkinsville, Kentucky, written January 21, 1862, acknowledging receipt of the letter. Transcript available.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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