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William Humphreys Young letters
MSS.309


Summary Information

Repository
Mississippi State University Libraries
Title
William Humphreys Young letters
ID
MSS.309
Date [inclusive]
1862-1865
Extent
0.33 Cubic feet
Language
English

Preferred Citation

William Humphreys Young letters, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University Libraries.

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Scope and Contents

27 typescript letters of Lieutenant William H. Young of the 5th Mississippi Cavalry Regiment, Company B, to his wife in Carroll County, Mississippi, from Grenada, Greenwood, North Mississippi, and Camp Chase, Ohio, 1862-1865. Young died in prison in 1865.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Mississippi State University Libraries 

P.O. Box 5408
Mississippi State, MS, 39762
662-325-7679
sp_coll@library.msstate.edu

Publication date: June 2012

Access Restrictions

Open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions

Any requests for permission to publish, quote, or reproduce materials from this collection must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian for Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Mississippi State University as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Location of Originals

Originals in possession of Dr. R.L. Bloom, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Original of letter dated July 24, 1864, in possession of Mrs. Effie Coleman, Itta Bena, Mississippi.

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Calendar

1862 Aug. 10. W.H. Young, Camp Bruce, to wife (center portion missing).

1862 Dec. 10. W.H. Young, Grenada, Miss., to wife.

1862 Dec. 25. W.H. Young, Camp Grenada, to wife.

2 scraps of paper–one appears to be fly leaf of a small book?; the other appears to be dates of entrance to hospital and death

1863 Jan. 2. W.H. Young, n.p. to wife.

1863 Jan. 9. W.H. Young, n.p., to wife.

1863 Feb. 8. Susan C. Young, to husband.

1863 Feb. 10. W.H. Young, n.p., to wife.

1863 Mar. 7. W.H. Young, Grenada, to wife.

1863 Mar. 11. W.H. Young, Grenada, to wife.

1863 Mar. 28. W.H. Young, Grenada, to wife.

1863 Apr. 3. W.H. Young, Greenwood, to wife.

1863 Apr. 7. W.H. Young, Greenwood, to wife.

1863 Apr. 16. W.H. Young, Winona, to wife.

1863 June 16. W.H. Young, Grenada, to wife.

1863 June 22. W.H. Young, Grenada, to wife.

1863 Sept. 24. W.H. Young, Oxford, to wife and children.

1863 Oct. 10. W.H. Young, Wyatt, to wife.

1863 Oct. 17. W.H. Young, Water Valley, to wife.

1864 July 24. W.H. Young, Pikeville, to wife.

1864 Aug. 1. W.H. Young, Grenada, to wife and children.

1864 Aug. 18. W.H. Young, Oxford, to wife.

1864 Aug. 24. W.H. Young, Oxford, to wife and children.

1864 Oct. 12. W.H. Young, [Tyro] to wife and children.

1864 Oct. 28. W.H. Young, [Tennessee] to wife.

1864 Nov. 14. W.H. Young, [Iuka, Miss.] to wife.

1865 Jan. 30. W.H. Young, Camp Chase, Ohio, to wife and children.

1865 Mar. 18. W.H. Young, Camp Chase, Ohio, to wife and children.

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