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 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms1960_002_AlexanderHenrie_Letter


Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish from the Henrie H. Alexander must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Biographical Information

Henrie H. Alexander was Blacksburg, Virginia, resident. In 1861, he mustered in as a 1st Sergeant with Company C, 4th Regiment, Virginia Infantry. He may have transferred to the 45th Regiment, Virginia Infantry in August of 1861. He is also listed as a Second Lieutenant/Aide-de-Camp for the CSA General and Staff Officers. Alexander died in 1916.

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Acquisition Information

The Henrie H. Alexander Letter was donated to Special Collections before 1960.

Alternate Form Available

This letter has been digitized and is available online.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a letter written June 10,1862, from Alexander in Blacksburg, to Captain W. G. Price in Wytheville, Virginia, about a recent skirmish with the Union soldiers at Salt Sulphur Springs, Virginia (now West Virginia).

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Henrie H. Alexander Letter commenced and was completed in 1960. Additional description was completed prior to 2008 and in 2010.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US