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Howard Hopkins Letter

Identifier: MS-2799

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This Civil War letter -- dated January 17, 2006 -- is written by Howard Hopkins of the 3rd Regiment Michigan Calvary. The letter is to his cousin Abbie Watson Clyde of Wayne County, New York. In the letter Howard reminiscences about his mother and home. At the time the letter is written, Hopkins is camped at Lagrange, Tenn. The letter is postmarked from Memphis, Tenn.


  • 1864 January 17

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In this letter, dated January 17, 1864 at LaGrange, Tenn., Howard Hopkins of the 3rd Regiment Michigan Calvary writes to his cousin Abbie Watson Clyde of Wayne County, N.Y.

Biographical/Historical Note

Howard Hopkins served in the 3rd Regiment of the Michigan Calvary during the Civil war.


Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Special Collections purchased item on May 22, 2006.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA