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Preliminary Guide to the William H. Hartwell Papers
Wyles Mss 37  
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Box 1: 1

"Civil War Prison", 1956

Abstract: [Account of Hartwell's experiences in Salisbury Prison, North Carolina, Oct. 1864 to Feb. 22, 1865 - drawn from his notebook, and submitted for publication by his daughter]
Box 1: 2

"Personal Military and Civil History", ca. 1898, 1914

Abstract: [Includes photos of Hartwell and family as well as information about Hartwell's participation in the Civil War, compiled by the Soldiers and Sailors Historical and Benevolent Society]
Box 1: 3

Reminiscences of the Civil War - incl. Sept. 17, 1862 Battle of Antietam, n.d.

Abstract: [Handwritten account by Hartwell, in bound ledger, along with some handwritten transcriptions of the same by Hartwell's daughter]
Box 1: 4

"Two Years [1865-1867] of Ranch Life on the Santa Fe Road", n.d.

Box 1: 5

Untitled Story, n.d.

Abstract: [Probably period after the ranch episode - includes daughter's commentary]
Box 1: 6

Miscellaneous Correspondence and Documents, 1865, 1880, 1883

Abstract: [Including Civil War pass and supporting letters re Hartwell's request for a military pension]