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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2001.28
Scope and Contents
Catlett family papers of Caroline County, Virginia. Correspondence that reflects the hard times in Virginia following the Civil War. Collection contains 72 original letters. Written by various extended family members, the majority of the letters are addressed to Arthur Catlett, a former Confederate Soldier and Virginia resident who moved to Texas shortly after the Civil War. Transcriptions for almost all letters, provided by the collection's donor, Elizabeth Jean Voss, are included....
- Subject: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
- Subject: Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Virginia
- Subject: Farms--Virginia--History--19th century