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Civil War letter of J. Benson Wier

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2019.065

Scope and Contents

Four page letter (double spread page, front & back) written by J. Benson Wier to his mother [Elizabeth Lipscob Wier] on March 9, 1863 from Morgan’s Hospital in McMinnville, Tenn. Includes original letter, typed transcript, and a brief commentary on the letter. Letter from the donor included in the folder James Benson Wier died later that year.

Dates

  • 1863

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

1 folder

Language of Materials

English

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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