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Confederate manuscript collection

Confederate manuscript collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Confederate manuscript collection
Creator: Confederate States of America
Inclusive Dates: 1861-1864
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) 4 items
Collection Number: ms2121
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of three letters: dated Wasala, Georgia, November 29, 1863, "to Mr. Harless," signed "Elijah Carley," mentioning Generals Hardee and Bragg, losing troops and prisoners, and hopes of pursuing Yankees across the Tennessee River; dated Crawfordville, Georgia, January 17, 1864, "Dear Linton," signed "Alexander Stephens," regarding going to Richmond; dated Headquarters, Cavalry Corps, Covington, August 8, 1864, to "Captain," signed "Joseph Wheeler, Major General," regarding Generals Iverson and Allen, foraging for food, and the need for horse shoes. The collection also includes Georgia Confederacy enlistment papers for M.H. Wright of Newman, Georgia, dated March 6, 1861.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Confederate manuscript collection, ms2121, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

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

Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Cavalry operations.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Papers Access Online