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J.T. Kerby Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00299

Scope and Contents

Letter from J.T. Kerby, V. District, Eastern Prison, Cell No. 3, to Brigadier General John Henry Winder, Commanding Departartment, Henrico. He hears that a committee of the House of Representatives is about to look into the prison. He writes to an officer who "entertains a strong prejudice" against him to tell of the unjust and inhumane punishments inflicted upon Southern Soldiers there. He desires an interview with Winder or his adjutant Capt. Pegram.

Dates

  • 1863 April 10

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Custodial History

The J.T. Kerby Letter was part of the Civil War Collection, Mss. 39.1 C76, until November 2017. The former citation was Civil War Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

Creator

Author
Karen King, SCRC Staff
Date
October 2017
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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