Finding aid for the Alfred E. Bell Papers


Title:
Alfred E. Bell Papers
Repository:
Western Reserve Historical Society
Phone: 216-721-5722
http://www.wrhs.org
Creator:
Bell, Alfred E.
Dates:
1861-1865
Quantity:
0.20 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract:
Alfred E. Bell (ca. 1835-1912) was the Captain in the Ninth Tennessee Cavalry during the American Civil War. He was captured in Ohio in 1863 and incarcerated on Johnson's Island in Lake Erie until 1865. Afterwards he returned to Tennessee and entered politics. The collection consists of letters from Bell to his wife and to his sister, Fannie, while he was a prisoner of war on Johnson's Island, also a letter to Bell from a friend and fellow prisoner, George F. Wilson.
Identification:
MS 4012
Location:
closed stacks
Language:
The records are in English