"M. B. K." Civil War letter
Scope and Contents
"M. B. K." Civil War letter, and other family letters, 0.03 cubic feet. A sister writes to her brother, "Reynold" in the Confederate Army, near Yorktown, 1861, May 21 and June 25 , with a note from his mother, and another letter from a "fond sister" with detail about the fight in Virginia, including the "Company of Howitzers now at Manassas Gap" and mention of Colonel Francis Hennery Smith, (1812-1890) First Superintendent at Virginia Military Institute and his treatment of the cadets.
- Creation: 1861
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
0.03 Cubic Feet (One folder in a document box BW 9.)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was purchased from Jordan Antiques & Antiquarian Books by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia on August 23, 2016.
- "M. B. K." Civil War letter
- Ellen Welch
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