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Lipe Family Civil War Letters

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Biographical and Historical Note

The Lipe (or Leib) family lived in Deep Well (now Mooresville), Iredell County, North Carolina.

Collection Overview

The collection consists of 27 letters by 7 different Confederate soldiers, telling of their experiences in the Civil War.

Correspondents include J. L. Lipe,  George L. Kistler,  W. A. Wallace,  Thomas L. Purdie,  R. M. Emerson,  James C. Moore,  Elburtus M. Kennerly, and  Eliza Ann Lipe.

Collection Inventory

  • Biographical information / Box 1
    • 3 pages of information on the Lipe family and some of the correspondents, provided by the manuscript dealer / Box 1 Folder 1
  • Correspondence / Box 1
    • Emerson, Robert M. / Box 1 Folder 2
    • Kistler, George L. / Box 1 Folder 3
    • Lipe, George L. D. / Box 1 Folder 4
    • Moore, James C. / Box 1 Folder 5
    • Purdie, Thomas L. / Box 1 Folder 6
    • Other correspondents / Box 1 Folder 7

Summary Information

Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator - Correspondent
Emerson, Robert M.
Creator - Correspondent
Kistler, George L., fl. 1860s
Lipe Family
Creator - Correspondent
Lipe, George L. D. , fl. 1860s
Creator - Correspondent
Moore, James C., fl. 1860s
Creator - Correspondent
Purdie, Thomas L. , fl. 1860s
Lipe Family Civil War Letters
Date [inclusive]
0.5 linear feet  1 document box
General Physical Description note
0.5  1

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 2005
Access Restrictions
Collection is open. 
Copyright Notice
Copyright for materials resides with the creators of the items in question or their descendants, unless otherwise designated. Users of this collection are responsible for using the materials in conformance with U.S. copyright law. 
Preferred Citation
MS575, Lipe Family Civil War Letters, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. 

Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Iredell County (N.C.) -- History -- Sources
  • North Carolina -- History -- Sources
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources

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