R. A. Williams Telegraph
Scope and Content
This collection contains a telegraph sent from Captain R. A. Williams to Captain Isaac Shelley asking for advice about an order that required Williams to send four soldiers elsewhere. Williams notes that the order would take “four of my most indispensable men and if persisted in will paralyze my operations”.
Language of Materials
The materials in this collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
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No biographical information could be obtained for R. A. Williams.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
This collection contains a telegraph sent from Captain R. A. Williams to Captain Isaac Shelley.
Source of Acquisition
The R. A. Williams Telegraph was purchased by Special Colletions and University Archives in January 2015.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the R. A. Williams Telegraph 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 R. A. Williams Telegraph was completed in May 2023.
- R. A. Williams Telegraph, 1864
- Tyler Williams, Student Assistant
- 2023 (CC0 1.0)
- Language of description
- Script of description
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