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Alachua, Gadsden and Leon Counties Civil War papers

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 1967-060

Scope and Contents

These photocopies of Civil War papers include a letter from Bird B. Wright of Shepherdstown in Jefferson County, Virginia to his wife Amy R. Wright of Quincy Florida in Gadsden County. The letter dated September 21, 1862, informs her that he has been badly wounded while in combat near Sharpsburg, Maryland and gives instructions how to get to the place where he is and tells her that she or his brother should come to see him. Among other things, he tells her that his Captain was killed the same day he was wounded. Also included is a Certificate of Parole, Waldo, Alachua County, Florida, dated May 20, 1865 to J. A. Tompkins...Private of Co. B. 2nd Regiment, Florida Calvary, and a transmittal letter with further details by Weston Taylor of Tallahassee, Florida to "Mrs. Frost."

Also known as MSS 0-60

Dates

  • 1862-1865
  • Date acquired: 05/10/1967

Language of Materials

English .

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Extent

3.00 items

0 Linear Feet

Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Effie M. Scott

Existence and Location of Originals

Portions of collection available online?: No

Processing Information

Processed August, 1967.

Title
Alachua, Gadsden and Leon Counties Civil War papers MSS 1967-060
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is written in: English, Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

Contact:
Tallahassee FL 32306 US