Peter D. Lane Manuscript

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US TxSaT SC.013

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Peter D. Lane Manuscript


  • n.d. (Creation)


2 copies of 114 p. manuscript

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Two typewritten transcripts of the personal narrative of Peter D. Lane, a Confederate soldier from Missouri in the Civil War. The manuscript is entitled "Recollections of a Volunteer, or Footsteps of a Soldier."

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This collection is open and available to the public for research in the Special Collections & Archives reading room. The materials are non-circulating.

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The materials in this collection may be protected by copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). The materials are available for personal, educational, and scholarly use. It is the responsibility of the researcher to locate and obtain permission from the copyright owner or his or her heirs for any other use, such as reproduction and publication.

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  • English

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Location of the handwritten original, referred to in the typist notes and introductory remarks, is unknown.

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An additional distinct transcript is available at the State Historical Society of Missouri, The contents is virtually identical to the Trinity University copies, but there are significant differences in the formatting. The Missouri copy is available digitally at

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  • Citation: Peter D. Lane Manuscript. Coates Library Special Collections & Archives, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas.

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Archivist's note

Finding aid prepared by Colleen Hoelscher, February 1, 2019.

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  • Box: SC Small Collections - Box 1