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Martin Family Papers, 1862-1868

Martin Family Papers, 1862-1868
Mss. 39.2 M36
43.0 Items
Scope and Contents
This collection contains papers of the Martin family of North Carolina. It is primarily composed of papers and correspondence with relatives in North Carolina and Virginia, 1862-1868, belonging to Major Thomas Alston Martin who served in the 13th North Carolina Infantry. Several letters date to the Civil War and refer to camp conditions. It includes letters, 1862, of R. C. Martin written while serving in the Confederate Army. Many of the letters were written by women.
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Organization: This collection is organized into 2 series. Series 1 contains letters and series 2 contains miscellaneous items. Arrangement: This collection is arranged in chronological order by the dates on the letters.
Martin, Thomas Alston
Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 13th
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
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Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
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Martin Family Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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