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Pleasant Stovall letter to B. A. Stovall

Pleasant Stovall letter to B. A. Stovall

Descriptive Summary

Title: Pleasant Stovall letter to B. A. Stovall
Creator: Stovall, Pleasant, 1793-1863
Inclusive Dates: 1862 August 21
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) 1 letter
Collection Number: ms1103
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Pleasant Stovall (son of Thomas Stovall and Elizabeth Cooper) was born June 8, 1793 in Henry, Virginia, and died November 29, 1863 in Athens, Clarke, County, Georgia. He married Louise Roper Lucas on January 6, 1818 in Hancock County, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter from Pleasant Stovall in Athens, Georgia addressed to his son Lt. B. A. Stovall in Chattanooga, Tennessee. In the letter Pleasant replies to an earlier letter from the Lieutentant regarding investments including Georgia Railroad and Union Bank stock, and discusses the future value of Confederate money and disposition of Confederate property. He also writes about a family visit and the health of various family members, and makes general comments about the War.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Pleasant Stovall letter to B. A. Stovall, ms 1103. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

This collection has been digitized and is available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Stovall, B. A. (Bolling Anthony), 1827-1887
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections in this repository: Thomas Spalding Wylly letters next hit, ms810; John C. Hart collectionm ns500; Phinizy-Stovall family papers, ms3527.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, 1862 August 21 Access Online