William L. McCormick letter to his sister

William L. McCormick letter to his sister

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: McCormick, William L.
Title: William L. McCormick letter to his sister
Dates: 1863 August 7
Quantity: 1.2 Linear feet (1 oversized box)
Coll. Number: ms3297

Biographical/Historical Note

William L. McCormick was a lieutenant in the 139th Regiment, Company E.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one 4-page letter, framed. It is dated August 7, 1863 from Camp West near Williamsburg, Virginia and is addressed to McCormick's sister, Emily. In it, Lt. McCormick relates that he is bored, but that his duty is difficult. After that, the text mostly concerns family business, including McCormick's disapproval that Emily did not go visit the Willis family when she was last in New York City.

Index Terms

Families of military personnel--United States--Correspondence.
McCormick family
McCormick, William L. -- Correspondence
Soldiers--United States--Correspondence.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Willis family

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William L. McCormick letter to his sister. MS 3297. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

OS Box
1Framed letter, 1863