Washington Hands Civil War notebook
Microfilmed copy of a notebook written by Washington Hands of Baltimore, Maryland during his time as a Confederate soldier in the Civil War.
- Hands, Washington (Person)
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This collection is restricted to microfilm. See microfilm MS 2468.
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0.2 Linear Feet (1 microfilm reel)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchase from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville Library in February 1980.
Existence and Location of Originals
The original notebook is held by the University of Virginia at Charlottesville Library.
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a microfilmed copy of Washington Hands' Civil War Notebook. The original notebook is held by the University of Virginia at Charlottesville Library. The notebook is the reminiscences of Washington Hands' participation in the Civil War as a Confederate soldier from Baltimore, Maryland. The topics discussed include the First Maryland Infantry Regiment, Confederate States of America; the Baltimore Light Artillery, Confederate States of America; and the Second Maryland Infantry Regiment, Confederate States of America. Hands also describes his participation in the various battles and campaigns of the Civil War including: Cold Harbor, First and Second Bull Run, Antietam, Gettysburg, Yellow Tavern, and Jackson's Valley Campaign. Also included are discussions concerning Confederate officers such as Lt. John McNulty, Colonel Bradley Johnson, and J.E.B. Stewart, as well as key Confederate generals, including Robert E. Lee, Richard Ewell, Arnold Elzey, and Stonewall Jackson.
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- 2020-02-20: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Sandra Glascock