Wills Family Correspondence
Scope and Content
The collection contains photocopies of American Civil War correspondence from William S., William L., Lindsay T., and Henry H. Wills from various camps, including Jamestown and Richmond, Virginia, and Murfreesboro, North Carolina, to Mollie and Mary Wills.
- 1860 - 1865
- Wills family (Family)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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During the American Civil War, the Wills family lived in Bedford, Virginia. Henry H. Wills was born in 1858. He was in Company K of the 10th Virginia Cavalry, and later in the Bedford Light Artillery. He was camped in Richmond and Jamestown (current day Williamsburg), Virginia.
William S. Wills was in the Charlottesville Artillery. Lindsay T. was in Company K of the 10th Virginia Cavalry, and later in the Bedford Light Artillery with Henry H. Wills.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
The collection contains photocopies of American Civil War correspondence to and from members of the Wills family.
The collection is arranged in chronological order with undated materials at the end of the folder.
Source of Acquisition
Wills Family Correspondence was acquired by Special Collections prior to 1982.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Wills Family Correspondence by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Wills Family Correspondence was completed prior to 2010. Additional description was completed in January 2011.
- Wills Family Correspondence, 1860-1865
- Sarah R. Olney
- 2011 (CC0 1.0)
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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