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Civil War Letters, 1864, Rufus P. Willson, 6th Tennessee Infantry, U. S. A.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2014.015

Scope and Contents

Civil War Letters, 1864, Rufus P. Willson, 6th Tennessee Infantry, U. S. A. Rufus P. Willson (1844-1865) was from Anderson County, Tenn. One of the letters addressed to his mother and step-father, Vincent Packet and Mary Packet. Rufus served until the end of the war and was killed in the burning of the steamer Generall Lyon off Cape Hatteras on March 30, 1865.

Dates

  • 1864-1865

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

3 manuscript letters

Language of Materials

English

General

Donated with Swinton’s Primary United States, First Lessons in Our Country’s History. William Swinton, 1881. Letters found in the book.
Title
Civil War Letters, 1864, Rufus P. Willson, 6th Tennessee Infantry, U. S. A.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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