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Guide to the Shipman Family Correspondence

MSN/CW 5043


Collection Summary

Title: Shipman family correspondence
Dates: 1861-1864
Collection No.: MSN/CW 5043
Creator: Shipman, Jesse Albert, ca. 1843-1863
Creator: Shipman, Andrew Robinson, ca. 1820-1906
Extent: 1 container; 19 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 Civil War family correspondence of 19 letters occasioned by the Confederate States military service of Jesse Albert Shipman, Co. G, 1st North Carolina Cavalry. The Shipmans were from Henderson County, in the North Carolina highlands.

Selected Search Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Cavalry Regiment, 1st
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence
English language -- Dialects -- Southern States
North Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives

Administrative Information

Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Preferred Citation: Shipman Family Correspondence, Department of Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame.

Acquisition and Processing Note: Eighteen of the items in the Shipman correspondence were purchased by the Hesburgh Libraries from Charles Hanselmann, of Yorktown VA (May 2006). One item, MSN/CW 5043-14, was purchased from Schmitt Investors Ltd. of Northport NY (September 2006). Acquisition funded by Robert and Beverly O'Grady. Arranged and described 2008, by George Rugg. Finding aid 2012, by George Rugg.

Arrangement Note

Materials are arranged chronologically, one item per folder.

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