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J. D. McCord Civil War Letter
Wyles SC 142  
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    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.

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    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.

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    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.