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Family correspondence of Captain Williams Carter Wickham (1887-1985), son of Henry Taylor Wickham and Elise W. Barksdale Wickham, 1905-1924

 File — Box: 12, Folder: 8

Scope and Contents

Wickham attended the U.S. Naval Academy from 1904 until 1909 and most of the letters from this period were to his parents. There are also a few dating from his service aboard the U.S.S. Minnesota (1911) and the U.S.S. Smith (1913) addressed to them. Letters dated 1924 from Captain Wickham to his wife, Credilla Miller Wickham, were written while serving in the U.S. Asiastic Fleet aboard the U.S.S. Pillsbury when the navy summered at Chefoo [present day Yantai], China.


  • Creation: 1905-1924



1 folder(s)

Language of Materials

From the File: English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States