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Hall family


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John S. T. Hall papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS778f
Scope and Content This collection contains military records, genealogies, and photocopies of family records written inside a bible. Of particular interest is Hall's diary (1863-1865), which contains financial records, notes, and a copy of a letter from his future wife. Also included are copies of John S. T. Hall's records in a Confederate Roll of Prisoners of War, and a copy of Hall's appointment as a notary public in 1875.
Dates: 1863-2003, undated

Robert Wigham Letter

Identifier: ahc.MSS131f
Scope and Content This collection contains two copies and two transcripts of a letter written by Robert Wigham from Haltwhistle, Northumberland, England to his cousin Isaac Hall in New York. In his letter, Wigham tells Hall that he is sorry to hear of his wife’s recent death. Wigham then goes on to explain various aspects of England’s viewpoint of the American Civil War. These viewpoints include: that the North is fighting to preserve the union as opposed to fighting for the end of slavery, the South should be...
Dates: 1861