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John Adams Dix Letter to Henry A. Wise

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00649

Scope and Contents

Letter, dated April 28, 1863, from Union Major General John Adams Dix to Confederate General Henry A. Wise to stop the attacks on the Union-held insane asylum in Williamsburg, Virginia. Dix writes that, although the asylum is under the control of the Union, there have been repeated attack by officers of the Confederacy on its employees and residents. Dix also mentions he has directed General Keyes to re-occupy Williamsburg.

Dates

  • 1863 April 28

Creator

Language of Materials

English

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Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2012.210 was received by the SCRC on 5/21/2012.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally described by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in May 2012.
Title
Guide to the John Adams Dix Letter to Henry A. Wise
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist.
Date
2012-05-25
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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