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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1950.036.00002
Date January 4, 1861
Scope & Content Henry Heth Papers: Barnard Bee to Henry Heth, January 4, 1861

Physical Appearance: January 4, 1861 - Barnard Bee at Fort Laramie, Nebraska, to Henry Heth - Concerns the Southern Confederacy and the coming war. Mentions family matters. Signed, "Bee."
Creator Bee, Barnard Elliott
Archival History Formerly located in the MC 3 H-481a 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 Bee, Barnard Elliott
Heth, Henry
Search Terms Pre-Civil War