David Hamilton letters, 1863-1864

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322



Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zcvs

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hamilton, David, d. 1864
Title: David Hamilton letters, 1863-1864
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 384
Extent: 1 microfilm reel (MF)
Abstract:Microfilm copy of correspondence of David Hamilton, a Civil War soldier from Ohio.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Loaned for microfilming, 1961.


[after identification of item(s)], David Hamilton letters, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

David Hamilton was a private in the 110th Ohio Regiment. Wounded during the Battle of the Wilderness in 1864, Hamilton died on board the boat taking the wounded to Washington. He was buried at Arlington Cemetery.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a microfilm copy of 6 letters of David Hamilton from 1863-1864. Four of the letters were written to his family and discuss Confederate soldiers, wounded soldiers and the hospital at Fredericksburg, and his proposed transportation to Washington, D.C. The two remaining letters are from Charlotte Bradford, matron of the Sanitary Commission, informing the Hamiltons of David Hamilton's death and burial.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order.

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