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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1950.036.00023a
Date August 5, 1899
Scope & Content Henry Heth Papers: Membership in the Society of American Wars

Physical Appearance: Documents pertaining to Henry Heth's membership in the Society of American Wars:

August 5, 1899 - Typed letter from Edward Junious Edwards, Commander-General, Society of American Wars, Minneapolis, Minnesota, to the Honorable Henry Heth, at No. 1906 G Street, N. W., Washington, D. C. - Announces Heth's election as a member of the Society of American Wars. Signed, "Edward Junious Edwards."

Creator Edwards, Edward Junious
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.
People Edwards, Edward Junious
Heth, Henry
Search Terms Society of American Wars
Subjects Fraternal organizations