Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Albert Sherrad Campbell U.S. Civil War account, 1861-1862 MS 314



creator Campbell, Albert Sherrad
Title: Albert Sherrad Campbell U.S. Civil War account
Dates: 1861-1862
Abstract: The manuscript consists of four notebooks, written in the hand of Albert Sherrad Campbell at St. Louis, Missouri, covering the early months of the U.S. Civil War. Included are descriptions of battles and other political and military events.
Identification: MS 314
Quantity: 0.25 Linear Feet (4 folders)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical Note

Nothing is currently known about the life of Albert Sherrad Campbell other than that he signed his manuscript “Albert Sherrad Campbell, St. Louis, Mo.”


Scope and Contents

The manuscript consists of four notebooks, written in his own hand, covering the early months of the U.S. Civil War. Included are descriptions of battles and other political and military events.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish material from the Albert Sherrad Campbell U.S. Civil War account must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.


Index Terms

American Civil War (1861-1865)
Campbell, Albert Sherrad

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Albert Sherrad Campbell U.S. Civil War account, 1861-1862, MS 314, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mr. John Wright, December, 1980.


General Note

Portions of this collection are available online at:


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Manuscript volumes, 1861-1862

Scope and Contents note
Four bound manuscript volumes (quarto size), with several contemporary newspaper clippings inserted between various leaves.
volume
1 Jan. – Aug., 1861 (ca. 125 pages)
volume
2 Oct. – Nov., 1861 (114 pages)
volume
3 Nov. 1861 – Feb. 1862 (115 pages)
volume
4 Aug. – Oct., 1862 “The Union and the Constitution and the enforcement of the laws” (90 pgs)