The Resource (microform)

(microform)

Label
1854-1863
Inclusive dates
1854-1863
Title variation
Official letters
Title variation date
1854-1863
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter book, 1854-1863, of Lieutenant General Richard Heron Anderson (1821-1879) containing letters sent from Texas, Utah, South Carolina, and for the Civil War period from Fredericksburg, Virginia. Includes a description of the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 (starting on p. 219)
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
Richard Heron Anderson was born 7 October 1821 in Sumter County South Carolina. He graduated from West Point in 1842, and served in the 2nd Dragoons during the Mexican War. Anderson resigned his commission in December 1860. In March 1861, he was appointed colonel of the 1st South Carolina, and commanded at Charleston, South Carolina. In July 1862 Anderson, a brigadier general, commanded Longstreet’s Division at the battles of Seven Pines, and commanded Anderson’s Brigade, Longstreet’s Division during the Seven Days campaign. Anderson was promoted to major general and commanded Anderson’s Division, Longstreet's Corps at Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and the Wilderness. He commanded the II Corps at Spotsylvania. Promoted to lieutenant general, Anderson was at Cold Harbor, and he commanded Bushrod Johnson’s Division at Sayler's Creek. After the Civil War, he was a career State phosphate agent. Anderson died 26 June 1879 in Beaufort, South Carolina.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letter book
Label
(microform)
Note
Chronological index for the years 1954-1861 precedes the volume
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Color
black and white
Dimensions
35mm.
Emulsion on film
vesicular
Extent
1
Generation
unknown
Positive negative aspect
negative
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000496020
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/reductionRatio
b
ReductionRatioRange
unknown
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Type of unit
reel (1 vol.)

Library Locations

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