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William F. Morgan Civil War Papers, 1861-1865

Title
William F. Morgan Civil War Papers, 1861-1865
ID
Mss. 99 M82
Extent
0.3 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Correspondence (and typescripts of originals); 1861-1865, of William Foster Morgan (b. 1828), Sergeant in the 2nd Massachusetts Vol. Infantry, Co. A. USA, to his wife Eliza Morgan, of Lynn, Mass. mostly concerning camp conditions. Letter of 12 May 1863 describes the infantry's participation in the Battle of Chancellorsville. Morgan's letters are written near Harper's Ferry, Fairfax Station and Stafford Courthouse, Virginia, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Baltimore, Maryland, Nashville and  Tullahoma, Tennessee, as well as Marietta and Atlanta, Georgia. Seven letters of this collection were written to Eliza and William from relatives and friends (typescripts of these not included). Also includes City of Lynn Statistics for Military Record, undated, for Morgan.
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Creators
Morgan, William Foster (b. 1828)
Subjects
Chancellorsville (Va.), Battle of, 1863
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Genres
Correspondence
Reports
Typescripts
Languages
English

Detailed Description

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Administrative Information

Acquired
10/26/1999.
Restrictions
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.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
Purchase from Ralph Poriss, Acc. 1999-47 on 10/26/99; Acc. 1999-50 on 11/2/99.
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Preferred Citation
William F. Morgan Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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