|Object Name||LETTER, ORIGINAL|
|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Scope & Content||
Henry Heth Papers: Bernard Bee to Henry Heth, January 4, 1861
Physical Appearance: January 4, 1861 - Bernard Bee at Fort Laramie, Nebraska, to Henry Heth - Concerns the Southern Confederacy and the coming war. Mentions family matters. Signed, "Bee." 4 pp.
|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.|
|Subjects||CML HENRY HETH COLLECTION|