|Title:||Read family correspondence|
|Dates:||1850-after 1900 (bulk 1861-1865)|
|Collection No.:||MSN/CW 5015|
|Creator:||Read, Thomas Griffin, 1835-1895|
|Creator:||Read, Martha White, b. circa 1833|
|Creator:||Read, John Henry, b. 1839|
|Extent:||1 container; 38 folders|
|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 small group of papers originating with the Read family of the central Shenandoah Valley in Virginia. Included are 28 letters written by three different family members during the Civil War: Confederate States soldier Thomas Griffin Read, Co. I, 33rd Virginia Infantry (10 letters); his wife Martha White Read, of Augusta County (15 letters); and the CS artilleryman John Henry Read (3 letters).|
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 33rd
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence
Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this collection.
Preferred Citation: Read Family Correspondence, Department of Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame.
Acquisition and Processing Note: The Read correspondence was purchased by the Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame in 2002, from Jay Collier of Nashville TN. Arranged and described 2003, by George Rugg. Finding aid 2011, by George Rugg.
Materials are arranged chronologically, one item per folder.
- For fuller information on the manuscripts in this collection, including textual transcriptions and digital images, please see the digital project Manuscripts of the American Civil War.