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Guide to the Richard C. Morgan Letter

MSN/CW 5050


Collection Summary

Title: Richard C. Morgan letter
Dates: 1863 August 25
Collection No.: MSN/CW 5050
Creator: Morgan, Richard C. (Richard Curd), 1836-1918
Extent: 1 container; 1 folder
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: University of Notre Dame. Hesburgh Libraries, Department of Special Collections. 102 Hesburgh Library, Notre Dame, IN 46556
Abstract: A personal letter written from Columbus, Ohio on 25 August 1863 by Confederate Col. Richard C. Morgan, 14th Kentucky Cavalry, following his capture on John Hunt Morgan's Indiana-Ohio Raid. The letter is directed to sister-in-law Martha Ready Morgan, John Morgan's wife.

Selected Search Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Kentucky Cavalry Regiment, 14th
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864

Administrative Information

Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Preferred Citation: Richard C. Morgan Letter, Department of Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame.

Acquisition and Processing Note: The Morgan letter was purchased by the Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame in 2006, from Historical Collectible Auctions of Burlington, North Carolina (auction of 30 November 2006, lot 89). Acquisition funded by Robert and Beverly O'Grady. Arranged and described 2007, by George Rugg. Finding aid 2012, by George Rugg.

Arrangement Note

Materials are in one folder.

Container List