Alexandria and Fairfax Counties [Virginia] Civil War Correspondence, 1861-1862 (Ms2013-029)

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Title

Alexandria and Fairfax Counties [Virginia] Civil War Correspondence, 1861-1862 (Ms2013-029)

Subject

Civil War

Description

The Alexandria and Fairfax Counties [Virginia] Civil War Correspondence collection consists of 19 letters by 17 soldiers, and the letters date from 1861 and 1862 and were written by soldiers stationed in and around Alexandria and Fairfax counties and Washington, DC in the first 12-16 months of the Civil War. The majority of the letters were written to family members and contain mostly news from home, camp life, and local events. However, most letters also include some piece of war news or battle/skirmish description and opinions about the war. Some letters include transcripts.

Publisher

Special Collections, University Libraries, Virginia Tech

Date

1861-1862

Date Accepted

The collection was donated to Special Collections in 2013.

Rights

Permission to publish material from Alexandria and Fairfax Counties [Virginia] Civil War Correspondence must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Access Rights

Collection is open for research.

Extent

0.3 cu. ft.; 1 box

Type

text

Identifier

Ms2013-029

Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information:Alexandria and Fairfax Counties [Virginia] Civil War Correspondence, Ms2013-029, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Rights Holder

Special Collections, University Libraries, Virginia Tech

Collection Items

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