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Colonel William Withers letters

 Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589273]
Identifier: MSS 16126

Scope and Contents

Colonel William Withers letters (1883; 0.03 cubic feet)consist of letters about thoroughbred race horse breeding in 1883 on a farm in Lexington, Kentucky and include details about horse sales, racing times, specific horses.and is .03 cubic feet. There are also letters to Colonel Withers.


  • Creation: 1883

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Colonel William Withers commanded the 1st Mississippi Light Artillery Battery in major Civil War battles such as the Vicksburg Campaign and actions around Mobile, Alabama.


0.03 Cubic Feet (One folder)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was purchased from DeWolfe and Wood by the Small Special Collections library at the University of Virginia on April 14, 2016.

Colonel William Withers letters
Ellen Welch
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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