Collection Title:  Allen Spragins Collection

Collection Number:  M232     /     2006.217

Inclusive Dates:  1861 – 1865

Bulk Dates:  1861 – 1865

Volume:  .25 Cubic Feet

Processor:  W. Ray


Scope and Content:

The Allen Spragins Collection contains a collection of the letters of Private John H. Crittenden, who was with the Company G Jeff Davis Rangers, 9th Regiment Ala. Vols, Richmond, Virginia.  John was the son of John and Caroline Crittenden, Oakey Streak, Alabama.  He was nineteen years old when he was killed in the battle of Sharpsburg in 1862.  The collection contains the exact copies of John’s letters that he wrote back home to his family and friends.



Box  /  Folder

1          1          Two copies of the Collection of Letters of Private John H. Crittenden