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Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Catalog Number 1950.036.00009
Date June 15, 18[63]
Scope & Content Henry Heth Papers: Letters and Newspaper Clipping Concerning the Death of General Earl Van Dorn, June 15-17, 1863

Physical Appearance: June 15, 18[63] - "Death of Gen[eral Earl] Van Dorn," by "Quis," in "Gulf City Home Journal," [Mobile Alabama] - refers to Van Dorn's affair with Mrs. Peters in Columbia, Tennessee and the residents' opinion that the general "deserved his fate."
Creator Quis
Archival History Formerly located in the MC 3 H-481b 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
Horn, A.G.
Peters, James Bodie, Dr.
Peters, Jessie McKissack
Van Dorn, Earl
Search Terms Obituary
Subjects Death
Infidelity, Marital
Murders
Shooting