Henrie H. Alexander Letter, 1862 (Ms1960-002)

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Henrie H. Alexander Letter, 1862 (Ms1960-002)


Henrie H. Alexander was Blacksburg, Virginia, resident. In 1861, he mustered in as a 1st Sergeant with Company C, 4th Regiment, Virginia Infantry. He may have transferred to the 45th Regiment, Virginia Infantry in August of 1861. He is also listed as a Second Lieutenant/Aide-de-Camp for the CSA General and Staff Officers. Alexander died in 1916.

The collection consists of a letter written June 10,1862, from Alexander in Blacksburg, to Captain W. G. Price in Wytheville, Virginia, about a recent skirmish with the Union soldiers at Salt Sulphur Springs, Virginia (now West Virginia).



Permission to publish from the Henrie H. Alexander must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.




Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Henrie H. Alexander, Ms1960-002, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.


Henrie H. Alexander, “Henrie H. Alexander Letter, 1862 (Ms1960-002),” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed September 28, 2023, http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/AmericanCivilWar/Ms1960-002.