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William W. Fish Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3836

A handwritten letter from soldier William W. Fish dated January 25, 1864 and written from a camp five miles outside of Knoxville, Tenn.

Dates

  • 1864 January 25

Language

This material is written in English.

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 (1 folder)

Abstract

A handwritten letter from soldier William W. Fish dated January 25, 1864 and written from a camp five miles outside of Knoxville, Tenn.

Biographical/Historical Note

William W. Fish was born in 1843 in North Chelmsford, Massachusetts. Fish was a soldier who enlisted on August 8, 1862 as a Private. On August 21, 1862, he mustered into ā€œCā€ Co. NH 11th Infantry. However, he was discharged for disability on June 31, 1865. He was listed as wounded on December 13th, 1862 at Fredericksburg, Virginia. After the Civil War, he lived in West Somerville, MA.

Related Archival Materials

Interested researchers may wish to see MS.3829, William W. Fish Correspondence, 1864 February 9-20.

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