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Guide to the Shriver Family Correspondence

MSN/CW 5030

 

Collection Summary

Title: Shriver family correspondence
Dates: 1860-1865
Collection No.: MSN/CW 5030
Creator: Shriver, Andrew Keiser, 1836-1897
Creator: Shriver, Thomas Herbert, 1846-1916
Extent: 1 container; 7 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 group of seven Civil War era letters and notes written by two members of the Shriver family of Owings Mills, Maryland. Much of the content relates to Thomas Herbert Shriver, who served at Gettysburg with the 1st Virginia Cavalry (CS) and subsequently attended the Virginia Military Institute.

Selected Search Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Cavalry Regiment, 1st
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence
Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia -- History
Maryland -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863
Virginia Military Institute -- History

Administrative Information

Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this collection.

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

Acquisition and Processing Note: The Shriver correspondence was purchased by the Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame in 2005, from Austin's Antiquarian Books of Wilmington VT. Acquisition funded by Robert and Beverly O'Grady. Arranged and described 2005, by George Rugg. Finding aid 2011, by George Rugg.

Arrangement Note

Materials are arranged chronologically, one item per folder.

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