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Daniel Harvey Hill Papers, 1861-1865

Daniel Harvey Hill Papers, 1861-1865
Mss. 81s H55
0.1 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Letters, 28 May 1861 and 15 April and 11 May 1862, written by Daniel Harvey Hill to his wife Isabella (Morrison) Hill, describing preparations for battle at Yorktown, Va. and building fortifications over Lord Cornwallis' earthworks; the Peninsular Campaign; morale of his soldiers; and his children. Includes a printed circular, 19 April 1865, to Hill, urging soldiers not to desert during truce negotiations.
Hill, Daniel Harvey (1821-1889)
Peninsular Campaign, 1862
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Yorktown (Va.)--History--19th century
Yorktown (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

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Acquisition Note
 Source: Robert Batchelder.
Purchases in 1981, 1983, and 1987. 4 items.
Related Materials
See also; D. H. Hill Papers, D. H. Hill Diary (#882); Charles W. Dabney Papers (#1412) in the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and the D. H. Hill Papers, Duke University Library.
Preferred Citation
Daniel Harvey Hill Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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