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William Palmer Hamner letter

 Unprocessed — Folder: 1
Identifier: ViU-2019-0166

Content Description

Reporting on the capture of Harper's Ferry by Virginia state troops on April 18, 1861, in an autograph letter from 1st Lieutenant William Palmer Hamner of Company B, 19th Virginia Infantry home to his father, Dr. W. W. Hamner, at the University of Virginia. Dated April 19, 1861, the first day of the first Civil War action in the state of Virginia.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchased, 28 February 2019.

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1861-04-18

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (1 folder)