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Collection Number: 01829

Collection Title: John Wilson Hines Papers, 1862-1872.

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Size 1 microfilm reel.
Abstract MICROFILM ONLY. John Wilson Hines, a native of Virginia, moved to Ohio and served as an officer in the Union Army during the Civil War. After the war, Hines travelled briefly to east Tennessee, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Richmond, Va., settling eventually in Minnesota. Papers include a certificate of medical leave and a personal letter from Hines to George Wells in Tennessee, 1862-1863; nineteen items, 1862-1863, including letters and official military papers addressed to Hines from friends, family members in both North and South, and commanding officers, regarding the death of Hine's Confederate brother, news from his family in Virginia, and military correspondence concerning his duty assignments; twenty-six items from 1865, including letters to Hines from his Ohio cousins, from female friends, and from soldiers in other camps, about military orders and news of friends and family; ten items from 1866, including scattered personal correspondence from family and friends indicating their desire to resettle, move west, and begin new jobs, and Hines's love letters to Alice McEwen; verses, dated 1892, in memory of Elliott Lacy; obituary clippings; and undated correspondence from Hines' sister and other members of his family in Virginia and Ohio.
Creator Hines, John Wilson, 1841-1915.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the John Wilson Hines Papers, #1829, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Location of Originals
Originals returned to private owner in 1951.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A more complete finding aid for this collection is available at the Southern Historical Collection.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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John Wilson Hines, a native of Virginia, moved to Ohio and served as an officer in the Union Army during the Civil War. After the war, Hines travelled briefly to east Tennessee, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Richmond, Va., settling eventually in Minnesota.

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MICROFILM ONLY. Papers include a certificate of medical leave and a personal letter from Hines to George Wells in Tennessee, 1862-1863; nineteen items, 1862-1863, including letters and official military papers addressed to Hines from friends, family members in both North and South, and commanding officers, regarding the death of Hine's Confederate brother, news from his family in Virginia, and military correspondence concerning his duty assignments; twenty-six items from 1865, including letters to Hines from his Ohio cousins, from female friends, and from soldiers in other camps, about military orders and news of friends and family; ten items from 1866, including scattered personal correspondence from family and friends indicating their desire to resettle, move west, and begin new jobs, and Hines's love letters to Alice McEwen; verses, dated 1892, in memory of Elliott Lacy; obituary clippings; and undated correspondence from Hines' sister and other members of his family in Virginia and Ohio.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

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