Choate Family Correspondence
Scope and Content
The Choate Family Correspondence consist of photocopies of the thirty-two letters from William T., S. J., and J. W. to each other and to Martha Choate, wife of William, during the American Civil War. Also, a letter to Martha from James Radcliffe informs her of her husband's death.
- 1862 - 1864
- Choate family (Allegheny County, NC) (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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The Choate Family is from Allegheny County, North Carolina. There were three brothers--William T., S. J., and J. W.--who served for the Confederacy in the American Civil War. William enlisted in Company I, 61st North Carolina Regiment, and S. J. and J. W. enlisted in Company F, 22nd North Carolina Regiment. They all died in the war.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of photocopies of the thirty-two letters from William T., S. J., and J. W. to each other and to Martha Choate, wife of William, during the American Civil War from 1862 to 1864.
Source of Acquisition
The Choate Family Correspondence collection was acquired by Special Collections prior to 1985.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Choate 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 Choate Family Correspondence was completed in 1985. Additional information was completed in May 2011.
- Choate Family Correspondence, 1862-1864
- Ashley Wellens, Student Volunteer, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
- 2014 (CC0 1.0)
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