Albert N. Hubbard Letter
Scope and Content
The Albert N. Hubbard Letter is a diary-style letter that contains information pertaining to fighting and traveling through the Shenandoah Valley, including New Market, Woodstock, Harrisonburg, and Staunton. The letter was written in Martinsburg, Virgnia, between April 27-June 7, 1864 and then sent back to Hubbard's home. Hubbard would occasionally send portions of his diary home.
- 1864-04-27 - 1864-06-07
- Hubbard, Albert Newell, 1833-1905 (Person)
Language of Materials
The letter is in English.
The collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from the Albert N. Hubbard Letter must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
Albert Newell Hubbard was born on November 7, 1833 in Windsor, Massachusetts. He married Venila Anne Crittenden on October 3, 1854 at Hawley, MA. They had four children. Hubbard enlisted into "B" Co. of the 34th Massachusetts Infantry on July 19, 1862. He was a part of the color guard on the day of the New Market Battle. All of the other color guard men were shot except for Hubbard. Hubbard was wounded in October of 1864 at Cedar Creek, VA. He mustered out 6/16/1865 at Richmond, Virginia. Following the war, Hubbard worked as a farmer. Hubbard died on July 24, 1905 from diseases of liver and kidneys.
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The Albert N. Hubbard Letter is a diary-style letter that contains information pertaining to fighting and traveling through the Shenandoah Valley, including New Market, Woodstock, Harrisonburg, and Staunton. The letter was written in Martinsburg, Virginia, and sent back to Hubbard's home in Windsor, Massachusetts.
The Albert N. Hubbard Letter was purchased by Special Collections in 2018.
Rights Statements for Archival Description
The guide to the Albert N. Hubbard Letter 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 Albert N. Hubbard Letter was completed in June 2019.
- Albert N. Hubbard Letter, 1864
- AnnRea Fowler, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
- 2019 (CC0 1.0)
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