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Object Name LETTER, ORIGINAL
Catalog Number MS-19500630.15
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date 1876
Scope & Content Henry Heth Papers: Henry Heth to James Longstreet, February 1876

Physical Appearance: February [--], 1876 - [Henry Heth] at Washington, D. C. to General James Longstreet, Gainesville, Georgia. Requests Longstreet to put in writing comments he made regarding July 3, 1863 at Gettysburg. Unsigned. 1 page. Includes an engraved envelope with "War Department, Antietam Battlefield Board. Official Business" as return address. Written on the envelope in ink, "Correspondence - Gen. Heth & Longstreet / Gettysburg." Written on the envelope in pencil, "My letter to Genl. Longstreet / Longstreet's reply."
Archival History Formerly located in the MC 3 H-481c 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, Henry
Subjects CML HENRY HETH COLLECTION