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Letter From Captain W.T. Hill, April 1, 1864


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The materials in this collection are composed of two boxes.

Box 1 is composed of Charles Lee Hill's scrapbook and photographs of the musical group "The Houstonians."

Box 2 is composed of biographical materials and photographs about Charles Lee Hill's life and music career. As well as biographical materials about his grandfather W.T. Hill's life and time spent in the American Civil War as a Confederate officer.


  • Creation: April 1, 1864


1 Sheets (In file 3 of folder 1 of box 2.) : Photocopy material from the Library of Congress. The text is in cursive.

Language of Materials


Physical Description

The letter was written by Captain W.T. Hill of Company D of the 5th Texas Regiment to the head of the 5th Texas Regiment on April 1, 1864. In two separate incidents, Captain W.T. Hill explains the capture of scouts from his regiment and equipment. The letter provides a list of equipment and the amount taken.

The two incidents were "on or about" March 6, 1864, and "on or about" February 23, 1864.

Repository Details

Part of the Thomason Special Collections & SHSU University Archives Repository

1830 Bobby K. Marks Drive
Huntsville TX 77341 US