University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Alfred G. Sargent, 1861-1865



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Sargent, Alfred G.
Title: Sargent, Alfred G., Letters
Dates: 1861-1865
Abstract: Correspondence comprises the G. Alfred Sargent papers, 1861-1865, documenting daily activities at military camps in Rhode Island, Virginia, and Washington.
Extent: 1 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

G. Alfred Sargent was a soldier in the Bugler Troop L, 1st Regiment, Rhode Island Cavalry and the New Hampshire Battalion Cavalry.


Scope and Contents

Correspondence comprises the G. Alfred Sargent papers, 1861-1865, documenting daily activities at military camps in Rhode Island, Virginia, and Washington. All letters are written by Sargent to his parents, and include topics such as weather conditions, social life, clothing and food costs, and battle descriptions.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Sargent, Alfred G. -- Archives.
Places
Pawtucket (R.I.)
Dumfries (Va.)
Berryville (Va.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States. Army -- Military life -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alfred G. Sargent, 1861-1865, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2G147 Correspondence, 1861-1865