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Wills Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 W67

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, 1863-1864, of Mary J. Wills, Bedford County, Va. with her husband, Charles A. Wills of the 58th Virginia Infantry Regiment (Company I). Also includes letters to Mary J. Wills from her brothers John A. Bradley and Joseph M. Bradley and correspondence of her sister Sarah F. Foster with her husband Habun R. Foster. John A. Bradley, and Joseph M. Bradley served in the 58th Virginia Infantry and Habun R. Foster served in the 34th Virginia Infantry Regiment. The Battle of Second Manassas is described as is the battleground at Seven Pines (Fair Oaks.) The collection includes a letter from Robert A. Bradley of the 58th Virginia Infantry Regiment.

Dates

  • 1859-1864

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Librarian, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library. 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.

Biographical Information:

Charles A. Wills of Bedford County, VA served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War, specifically in the 58th Virginia Infantry Regiment (Company I). Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki:

Extent

0.02 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Purchase

Creator

Title
Guide to the Wills Family Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Date
2007-06-21
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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