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Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Catalog Number 1950.036.00034a
Date [n. d.] [ca. June 12, 1900]
Scope & Content Henry Heth Papers: Henry Heth Obituaries

Physical Appearance: Newspaper clippings concerning Henry Heth's death on September 27, 1899 of Bright's disease in Washington, D. C. and his burial in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia on September 29, 1899. A photocopy of each is also available in the folder:

a) [n. d.] [ca. June 12, 1900] - [unidentified clipping, but relates to the United States Military Academy and its "Annual Reunion"], pages 87-88 - "Henry Heth. No. 1368. Class of 1847. Died November [sic] 27, 1899, at Washington, D. C., aged 78" - reprint of obituary from "New York Times."

Archival History Formerly located in the MC 3 H-481e files. The Henry Heth Collection contains all the known correspondence and ephemera of Henry Heth (1825-1899), held in the Eleanor S. Brockenbrough Library. Holdings include Heth's 1861 commission and his 1862 and 1863 appointments. Wartime materials focus on reports for 1863-1864, including ones on Gettysburg, Falling Waters, Bristoe, and Burgess Mill; telegrams for May - September 1864. Heth's Appomattox parole and his 1868 pardon signed by President Andrew Johnson are also of interest.
People Heth, Harriet Selden [Mrs. Henry]
Heth, Henry
Selden, Harriet
Search Terms Obituary
Subjects Death