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Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Charles A. Derby papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0030
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Derby family correspondence. Approximately twenty-eight letters were written by Charles Derby. The Charles Derby letters, 1844-1862, cover the period from late boyhood up to his death in battle in 1862. Included are letters (1846-1847) written while he was a cadet at the Virginia Military Institute, as well as correspondence dating from his careers as teacher and Episcopal clergyman. Two items were written during his brief service in the Confederate...

John R. Hurley Civil War letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0190
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 12 letters from Confederate soldier John R. Hurley to his sisters. The letters were written from camps at Tupelo, Mississippi, Shelbyville, Tennessee, and Chattanooga, Tennessee. Topics include camp life, hardships, and personal news.

Richard H. Adams, Jr. papers, 1862-1866

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-0358
Scope and Contents Civil War papers (ca. 80 items) of Captain Richard H. Adams, Jr. Consist of manuscript diary kept while serving with the 5th Alabama Regiment in Virginia, April-June 1862, with accompanying typewritten transcription. Transcriptions only of two additional diary volumes (Sept. 1862-March 1863; and prison diary, 1864-1865); 47 original letters (Nov. 1863-Sept. 1866) to Lottie Putnam Adams, most written before their marriage while he was a prisoner of war; 23 original letters from Lottie to...