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Officers of 5th Virginia Cavalry Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00303

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Letter from the officers of 5th Virginia Cavalry, in camp, to Supt. R.S. Morgan, no place. They congratulate him for having been empowered to raise a cavalry company. Signed by Edward C. Fox, Captain, Company E, James H. Allen, Captain, Company H, T.W. Clay, Leaf [?], Company G, William P. Bohannon, 2nd Lieutenant, Company E, E.M. Ware, Lieutenant, Company H, S.W. Lane, Lieutenant, Companies H and J [?] Miller, Captain, Company F.

Dates

  • 1863 August 12

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The 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.

Conditions Governing Use

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.

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Language

English

Custodial History

The Officers of the 5th Virginia Cavalry 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
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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