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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number FIC2017.00562
Date April 25, 1889
Scope & Content Letter/Copy: Dr. Rufus B. Weaver to Mrs. Ada L. Egerton, April 25, 1889

Letter from Dr. Rufus B. Weaver to Mrs. Ada L. Egerton, April 25, 1889 on the subject of unpaid debt of $12,000 owed him for work recovering and removing Confederate dead from Gettysburg. Weaver states that he exhumed and sent to Richmond 2935 remains. He observes that much money is raised for erecting new monuments, with little effort made to raise money toward debt associated with removing Confederate bodies from northern soil.
Creator Weaver, Dr. Rufus B.
People Egerton, Ada L.
Egerton, Mrs. A.D.
Weaver, Rufus B.
Search Terms Battle of Gettysburg
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Hollywood Cemetery
Hollywood Memorial Association
Ladies Hollywood Memorial Association
Memorial Associations
Women's Organizations
Subjects Associations
Casualties, War
Cemeteries
Death & burial
Women