John R. Hurley Civil War Letters
The collections consists of 12 letters from Confederate soldier J. R. [likely John] Hurley (Private, Co. "A", 39th Alabama Infantry Regiment) to his sisters. The letters were written from camps at Tupelo, Mississippi; and Shelbyville and Chattanooga, Tennessee. Topics include camp life and hardships; personal news.
- 1862 - 1863
- Hurley, John R. (Person)
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Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
John R. Hurley, Confederate soldier from Alabama. Biographical details were not known at the time this collection was cataloged.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Bailey H. Barnes to VMI, 1939
The Hurley papers are available online. View the original documents with transcriptions.