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William Edward Foster Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2016-006
Abstract The William Edward Foster Family Papers includes correspondence to and from various members of the Foster family, especially William E. Foster and wife, Cora, as well as several members of the Wiatt family (William E. Foster's mother's maiden name) from about 1800-1920 (the bulk of the materials are from 1850-1884). The collection also contains a group of family papers and genealogy materials, mostly undated.Please note: The majority of this collection relates to William...
Dates: 1820-1931, n.d.

Edwin L. Garrison Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-003
Abstract

The Edwin L. Garrison Letter contains information pertaining to the 1864 Overland Campaign including an attack by Confederate General A. P. Hill. The letter is written to George J. Warner in New York on July 12, 1964.

Dates: 1864

Morgan Goodhart Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ms-2011-017
Abstract

The collection includes correspondence between Morgan Goodhart and family, friends, and colleagues. The collection spans from 1933 until 1966.

Dates: 1933 - 1961

John L. Hebron Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-033
Abstract

The John L. Hebron Letter contains information pertaining to the capture of a prisoner, July 4th celebrations, swimming in the river, and interacting with Rebel soldiers on pickett. John L. Hebron writes the letter to his mother, dated July 5, 1862 from Battle Creek Tennessee.

Dates: 1862

James Francis Heizer & Phoebe Anne McCormick Heizer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2016-013
Abstract

This collection consists of 100+ letters written between the years of 1863–1868, accompanied by a book entitled, The Heizer Family: American Pioneers by James Marion Heizer c.1861-1868. The majority of the letters are authored by James Francis (Frank) Heizer, a private in the Confederate army, whose letters are mostly addressed to his love interest and eventual fiance, Pheobe Ann McCormick.

Dates: 1861 - 1868

Mott Hooton Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-100
Abstract

Letters written to Mott Hooton, Jr. (1838-1920), who served as an officer in the U. S. Army from the American Civil War through the Spanish-American War, by several relatives and friends in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1866 - 1879

Benjamin F. Hough Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-065
Abstract

The collection consists of a single letter from Hough to "Cousin Seymour," dated December 2, 1863, written from Libby Prison, near Richmond.

Dates: 1863

Albert N. Hubbard Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-034
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1864-04-27 - 1864-06-07

Charles E. Johnson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-042
Abstract

The collection contains a single letter from Charles Johnson, a cadet at VPI to Miss Martha Clark, written around March 26, 1933.

Dates: 1933

Hannibal A. Johnson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-032
Abstract

The Hannibal A. Johnson Letter contains information details recent fighting, regiment activities, capturing prisoners, and the draft. The letter was written in Leesburg, Virginia, on November 1862.

Dates: 1862

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