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William W. Hawkins Letters

An inventory of his letters at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: P?
Date: 25 Oct 1963

Biographical History

William W. Hawkins (fl. 1862-1865) was an American soldier who fought for Union forces during the American Civil War.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The William W. Hawkins Letters consist of 9 pieces of outgoing correspondence from the Union soldier to his parents and sister describing camp life and battles.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection contains one series, Correspondence, which is arranged chronologically.


Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

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Subject Headings


Hawkins, William W.

Corporate Bodies

United States, Army -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources.


Soldiers -- United States.


United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns -- Sources.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources.
United States -- History, Military -- To 1900 -- Sources.

Genres and Forms

Letters (correspondence)



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

William W. Hawkins Letters
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

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