University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the John B. Ray Letters, 1861-1864



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Ray, John B.
Title: Ray, John B., Letters
Dates: 1861-1864
Abstract: The John B. Ray Letters, 1861-1864, document Ray’s experiences serving in the Confederate Army during the Civil War.
Extent: 9 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

During the Civil War, John B. Ray (d. 1864) served as a soldier in the Confederate Army.


Scope and Contents

The John B. Ray Letters, 1861-1864, document Ray’s experiences serving in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Letters are primarily written to family members and discuss familial affairs, conditions within the army, and marching throughout Louisiana and Arkansas.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Ray, John B. -- Archives.
Ray family.
Subjects (Organizations)
Confederates States of America. Army.
Places
Arkansas -- Description and travel.
Louisiana -- Description and travel.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1864 -- Military life.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John B. Ray Letters, 1861-1864, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2F451 Letters, 1861-1864