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A. M. Chacky Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-007

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a single letter from a Confederate soldier at the headquarters of Wharton's Division in the Army of the Valley. Writing to his brother Ed from camp in Fishersville (Augusta County), Virginia, the writer relates his recent experience in bluffing his way on to the train to Fishersville and discusses the prospects for peace.

Dates

  • 1865

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.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

Letter from Confederate soldier in Wharton's Division of the Army of the Valley, written to brother from divisional headquarters at Fishersville (Augusta County), Virginia.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The A. M. Chacky Letter was purchased by Special Collections and University Archives in 1989.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the A. M. Chacky Letter by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Processing Information

The processing and description of the A. M. Chacky Letter commenced and was completed in January 2022.

Title
A. M. Chacky Letter, 1865
Status
Completed
Date
2022 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2020-08-27: 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