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F. M. Goodwin letter to Susan Goodwin

F. M. Goodwin letter to Susan Goodwin

Descriptive Summary

Title: F. M. Goodwin letter to Susan Goodwin
Creator: Goodwin, F. M.
Inclusive Dates: 1864 July 13
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) 1 letter
Collection Number: ms1008
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

F. M. Goodwin was a soldier in the Confederate Army from Mississippi.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a letter from F. M. Goodwin to his wife Susan, from camp near Campbellton, Georgia (now Douglasville, GA) on July 13, 1864. The letter describes their position and talks of Sherman's possible options regarding Atlanta. The letter continues on July 15th when he states things are quiet for the first time in two months.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

F. M. Goodwin letter to Susan Goodwin, ms1008, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Portions of this collection have been digitized and are available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
Confederate States of America. Army
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
Soldiers -- Mississippi.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1864 July 13 Access Online