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Henrie H. Alexander Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1960-002

Scope and Contents

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).

Dates

  • 1862

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials in the collection are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Biographical Note

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.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Source of Acquisition

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

Existence and Location of Copies

This letter has been digitized and is available online.

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.

Title
A Guide to the Henrie H. Alexander Letter 1862
Status
Completed
Date
2009 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English

Revision Statements

  • 2020-07-23: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308