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Van Deavender Civil War Memoir Collection


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Folder 2014.s038

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Van Deavender Civil War Memoir Collection | SHSU Special Collections & University Archives

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Extent: 2.0 Folders

Arrangement: The collection consists of a handwritten memoir of the Van Deavender’s time in the Civil War in addition to several transcriptions.  The memoir is located in the SHSU Special Collection’s Single Item Collections Archival Box.

Subjects: Huntsville (Tex.) - History, United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The memoir was written by Van Deavender, the grandfather of Sylvan Cohen of Huntsville, Texas.  The original Civil War memoir was given to Sam Houston State University by Sylvan Cohen in 1984.  The memoir was transcribed by Charles Dwyer.

Subject/Index Terms

Huntsville (Tex.) - History
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865

Administrative Information

Repository: SHSU Special Collections & University Archives

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The materials represented in this finding aid have been made available for research, teaching and private use. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these items without prior permission on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies.

Please contact the Newton Gresham Library's Special Collections and University Archives department to request permissions to reproduce materials for any other purpose, or to obtain information regarding the copyright status of a particular digital image, text, audio or video recording.

Preferred Citation: Van Deavender Civil War Memoir Collection. Thomason Special Collections, Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.

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Item 1: Van Deavender Civil War Memoir, 1861-1865Add to your cart.
Original handwritten memoir on the Civil War
Item 2: Van Deavender Civil War Memoir Transcription, 1861-1865Add to your cart.
Handwritten and typed transcriptions of Van Deavender Memoir.  Transcribed by Charles Dwyer

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