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Frank Smith Reader Diary

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0019

Scope and Contents

Description of the march up the Valley of Virginia, the burning of VMI, taking trophies in Lexington, and the march to Lynchburg.

Dates

  • Inclusive March 10,1863- June 23, 1864

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.

Biographical / Historical

Frank Smith Reader was a Union soldier of the 5th Regiment, West Virginia Cavalry, who served under Generals Franz Sigel and David Hunter.

Extent

1 Volumes : 15 cm.

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of John A.R. Varner in 1881.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

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