|Object Name||LETTER, ORIGINAL|
|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Scope & Content||
Henry Heth Papers: Thomas Ellett to Harry Heth, March 31, 1892
Physical Appearance: March 31, 1892 - [Header] The Virginia Mechanics Institute, No. 602 East Main Street, Richmond, Va. - Thomas Ellet, to General Harry Heth, Washington, D. C. - Informs Heth that the committee unanimously elected him as Chief Marshall for the unveiling of the Ambrose Powell Hill statue, ceremony to be held on Monday May 30, 1892, in Richmond. Signed, "Thomas Ellett," Secretary, A. P. Hill Monument Association Committee. 1 page.
|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.|
|Subjects||CML HENRY HETH COLLECTION|