|Object Name||LETTER, ORIGINAL|
|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Scope & Content||
Henry Heth Papers: Notification of Admission to the Society of the Cincinnati
Physical Appearance: [n. d., ca. May-June, 1896] - Notification to General Henry Heth of his admission to the Society of the Cincinnati, its membership dues and payment options, and details of next meeting to be held at the Hotel Chamberlayne, Old Point Comfort, on July 4, 1896. (Signed by Delegates) John Cropper, George Ben Johnston, Patrick H. C. Cabell, Heth Lorton, and Thomas O. Towles. 2 legal-size pp.
|Archival History||Formerly located in the MC 3 H-481d 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.|
|Subjects||CML HENRY HETH COLLECTION|