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"M. B. K." Civil War letter

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589319]
Identifier: MSS 16217

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.

Dates

  • 1861

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (One folder in a document box BW 9.)

Language of Materials

English

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.
Title
"M. B. K." Civil War letter
Status
Completed
Author
Ellen Welch
Date
5/18/17
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

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