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William P. Allcot Papers, 1861-1864

Title
William P. Allcot Papers, 1861-1864
ID
Mss. 86 AL 1
Extent
0.4 Cubic Feet
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29 items
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, 1861-1864, of William P. Allcot while he was serving with the 62nd New York Infantry Regiment in various camps around Washington, D. C. and in Virginia ending with his stay in Island Hospital, New York in 1861-62; those from Allcot while he was serving at camps and on battlefields in Virginia and Maryland, 1862-1864; and those from Allcot while he was a patient at Carver Hospital, Washington, D. C., 1864. Their contents describe conditions in camp and on the battlefield (Fredericksburg, Fair Oaks, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg); express Allcot's views on the Civil War; discuss family affairs; and tell of his health and conditions at Carver Hospital.

 

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Creators
Allcot, William P.
Subjects
Chancellorsville (Va.), Battle of, 1863
Fredericksburg (Va.), Battle of, 1862
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Hospitals
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 62nd
Genres
Correspondence
Languages
English

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Administrative Information

Acquired
12/17/1986.
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
 Source: Charles Apfelbaum.
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Preferred Citation
William P. Allcot Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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