J. D. McCord Civil War Letter

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Department of Special Collections
Davidson Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
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Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
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Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

J. D. McCord Civil War Letter, 1862

Collection number: Wyles SC 142

Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

Contact Information:

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Davidson Library
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: (805) 893-3062
  • Fax: (805) 893-5749
  • Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
    Processed by:
    D. Tambo
    Date Completed:
    30 October 2003
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2003 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: J. D. McCord Civil War Letter,
Date (inclusive): 1862
Collection Number: Wyles SC 142
Creator: McCord (J. D.)
Extent: .02 linear feet (1 folder)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Vault
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

J. D. McCord Civil War Letter. Wyles SC 142. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Undetermined.

Scope and Content of Collection

One lengthy eight-page Civil War letter (ALS) from J. D. McCord to his cousin, Mrs. R. A. Newton of Albany, NY, re recent engagements, including a Rebel ambush near Falmouth, Virginia. Also says he has been a butcher the last few months and thinks he is serving the Army just as well by providing food as by killing the enemy. Falmouth, Virginia, 4 May 1862.

Collection Contents

Box

Eight-page Civil War letter (ALS) from J. D. McCord to his cousin, Mrs. R. A. Newton, 1862