Wilson, Whitmore, and Firebaugh Letters
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of three letters dating to the American Civil War era. The first two were written by Captain Jacob J. Whitmore to William A. Wilson on matters of business. In them, Whitmore discusses the effect of the war on his ability to conduct business and the movement of his regiment from Alleghany mountain. The third letter is unrelated and written by an unknown author to her friend Lizzie Firebaugh. This letter discusses family matters and the status of several male relatives or friends in regards to the war.
- Majority of material found within 1861 - 1864
- Wilson, William (Correspondent, Person)
- Firebaugh, Lizzie (Correspondent, Person)
Language of Materials
Materials entirely in English
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use.
Conditions Governing Use
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