Tarter Family Papers,
Scope and Content
The collection includes a letter from J. W. & Susan M. Tarter to J. W.'s brother, Confederate soldier James H. Tarter; a CSA envelope, and James H.'s Oath of Allegiance certificate. The letter, written from Wythe County and dated November 2nd, 1862, includes mostly family news, food prices, and war news.
- 1862, 1865, undated
Collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from Tarter Family Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
The collection includes a letter from J. W. & Susan M. Tarter to J. W.'s brother, Confederate soldier James H. Tarter; a CSA envelope, and James H.'s Oath of Allegiance certificate.
The collection was purchased by Special Collections in February 2012.
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Tarter Family Papers was completed in June 2012.
- A Guide to the Tarter Family Papers, 1862, 1865, undated
- Cliff Bryant, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
- © 2012 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. All rights reserved.
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