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The Only Union Lady in Williamsburg pencil sketch

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00400

Scope and Contents

The original pencil sketch of Mary Ann Bowden, aged 15 years, was drawn by a Union soldier during the Battle of Williamsburg, May 5-6, 1862. It was presented to Governor Morgan of New York by Lewis Post of Seneca County, New York, on May 26, 1862, Williamsburg College Hospital.

Dates

  • 1862 May 6

Conditions Governing Access

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 publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Custodial History

Originally Acc. No. 2001.17, an addition to the Civil War Collection.
Author
Karen King, SCRC Staff
Date
November 2017
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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