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Collection Number: 04903-z

Collection Title: William Moody Papers, 1861-1864

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Size 25 items
Abstract William Moody was a Confederate soldier in the 1st Georgia Battalion Sharpshooters. The collection contains letters, December 1861-June 1864, from William Moody to his wife Margaret. The letters primarily concern family life, updating Margaret on the health and whereabouts of friends who were soldiers and informing her about military life. These letters were written from various locations, including Camp Lordon, Camp Anderson, Camp Lee, Camp Harkie, and Camp Way.
Creator Moody, William.
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 William Moody papers #4903-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
Microfilm copy available.
Acquisitions Information
Purchased from J. Douglas Mattox on 20 November 1997 (Acc. 97153).
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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William Moody was a Confederate soldier in the 1st Georgia Battalion Sharpshooters.

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The collection contains letters, December 1861-June 1864, from William Moody to his wife Margaret. The letters primarily concern family life, updating Margaret on the health and whereabouts of friends who were soldiers and informing her about military life. These letters were written from various locations, including Camp Lordon, Camp Anderson, Camp Lee, Camp Harkie, and Camp Way.

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