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James Strawbridge Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2894

This collection consists of a letter written by James Strawbridge from a floating hospital in Nashville, Tenn., on June 10, 1863. The letter mentions a dispatch from Jefferson Davis that was captured by General Blair's division, and describes a battle between the Rebels and a black regiment, who he says "fight with a degree of intelligence and determination unequaled by the whites."

Dates

  • 1863 June 10

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This letter, written by James Strawbridge from a floating hospital in Nashville, Tenn., on June 10, 1863, discusses a dispatch from Jefferson Davis that was captured by General Blair's division and a battle between the Rebels and a black regiment.

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Arrangement

This collection consists of one folder.

Acquisition Note

Purchased by Special Collections, June 8, 2006

Repository Details

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

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480