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Collection Number: 01552-z

Collection Title: Alexander Taliaferro Reminiscences, 1878.

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Abstract Alexander Galt Taliaferro (born 1807) of Culpeper County, Va., served in the Confederate army as a colonel, 23rd Virginia Regiment. The collection is a typed transcription of Taliaferro's recollections, circa 1878, of Confederate service and discussion of whether of not he received a commission as a brigadier general.
Creator Taliaferro, Alexander Galt, b. 1807.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
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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 Alexander Taliaferro Reminiscences, #1552-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Mrs. Rex Corbin Maupin of Portsmouth, Va., November 1948.
Location of Originals
Location of original unknown.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1.
Sensitive Materials Statement
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Alexander Galt Taliaferro (born 1807) of Culpeper County, Va., served in the Confederate army as a colonel, 23rd Virginia Regiment.

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The collection is a typed transcription of Alexander Galt Taliaferro's recollections, circa 1878, of Confederate service as a colonel in the 23rd Virginia Regiment, and discussion of whether of not he received a commission as a brigadier general.

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Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, May 2010

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

Diacritics and other special characters have been omitted from this finding aid to facilitate keyword searching in web browsers.

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