The Resource Letters of Maria Wilson Hawkins and Henry Milton Hatcher

Letters of Maria Wilson Hawkins and Henry Milton Hatcher

Label
Letters of Maria Wilson Hawkins and Henry Milton Hatcher
Title
Letters of Maria Wilson Hawkins and Henry Milton Hatcher
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Language
eng
Summary
Includes photocopies of letters of Maria Wilson Hawkins (d. 1879) and her husband Henry Milton Hatcher (ca. 1833-1862) to friends and family and between themselves from 1860-1861 and 1866-1867. The letters contain family news and information on Henry's service with the 42nd Virginia Infantry Regiment such as camp life, illness, and his longing for home. Henry eventually succumbed to disease on 7 January 1862 while returning to his regiment. Includes typescripts of several of the letters and a note from the compiler with brief biographical information on Maria Hawkins Hatcher, his familial connection, and his tour of the property that housed the family farm and graveyard
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  • Accessioned
  • Described
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Letters of Maria Wilson Hawkins and Henry Milton Hatcher
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
37
Immediate source of acquisition
Hopkins, William L.
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001528414
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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