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Guide to the Southy L. Savage Letter

MSN/CW 5039


Collection Summary

Title: Southy L. Savage letter
Dates: 1864
Collection No.: MSN/CW 5039
Creator: Savage, Southy L. (Southy Littleton), 1831-1915
Extent: 2 folders; 2 items
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 letter written on 3 May 1864 by Southy L. Savage, as a member of the Confederate States Signal Corps. Savage describes his activities over the previous months, when he was stationed along the Potomac in King George County, Virginia.

Selected Search Terms

United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Secret service
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence
Confederate States of America. Army -- Communication systems

Administrative Information

Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this collection

Preferred Citation: Southy L. Savage Letter, Department of Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame.

Acquisition and Processing Note: The Savage letter was purchased by the Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame in 2005, from Thomas L. Nilges of Lakewood OH. Acquisition funded by Robert and Beverly O'Grady. Arranged and described 2005, by George Rugg. Finding aid 2011, by George Rugg.

Arrangement Note

The collection is in two folders.

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