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John C. Birdwell Letters, 1862

By Pam Palmer, 1985

Collection Overview

Title: John C. Birdwell Letters, 1862

ID: A/116

Creator: Birdwell, John Calhoun (1829-1869)

Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 00/00/1960

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The letters are typescript and typescript carbon. Biographical and genealogical materials have been added to the collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open for research.

Acquisition Method: Gift

Related Materials: Birdwell Family Papers. ETRC Personal & Family Collection. A-221


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence between John C. and Adaline Birdwell, from Louisiana, Arkansas, and Nacogdoches Co., re: farming, Civil War, conscription, fall of New Orleans, camp life, family matters, health, Apr-May 1862, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence between John C. and Adaline Birdwell and Mrs. N.O. Brewer, Nacogdoches County and Arkansas, re: war deprivations and depredations, farming, health, family matters, June 1862Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence of John C. to Adaline and Allen Birdwell [father of John], mostly from Camp Hope, Arkansas, re: farm, war, camp life, need for clothes and shoes, military funerals, July-Sept. 1862Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence of John C. to Adaline Birdwell, mostly from Camp Hope and Camp Nelson, Arkansas, re: camp life, marching, mail service problems, war, Southern politics, Oct. 1862Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence of John C. to Adaline Birdwell, mostly from Camp Nelson, Arkansas, re: war, mail, migration to Texas, camp life, weather, Nov. 1862Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence of John C. to Adaline Birdwell, from Arkansas Post, re: war, slave holders and slaves, camp life, weather, Dec. 1862Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Physical description of John C. Birdwell by Capt. Joseph H. Bruton, Aug. 4, 1863Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Biographical and genealogical materials, [1850-1980]Add to your cart.