William L. Scott Letter, 1863 (Ms1988-085)

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Title

William L. Scott Letter, 1863 (Ms1988-085)

Subject

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

Description

This collection consists of a single letter written by William L. Scott, a private in Company B, 15th North Carolina Infantry, during the American Civil War. Writing to his sister Martha from Richmond, Virginia, on July 11, 1863, Scott describes a recent skirmish (probably the action at South Anna River on July 4, 1863) in which Confederates defended a bridge from destruction by Union forces. He refers to several war-related rumors, including word that Lee is in Maryland.

Creator

Scott, W. L. (William L. )

Date

1863

Rights

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Is Part Of

Ms1988-085

Language

English

Type

Letters

Identifier

Ms1988-085_

Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], William. L. Scott Letter, Ms1988-085, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Rights Holder

Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

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