Request Material

Alexander H. Stephens letter to R.H. Norris

Alexander H. Stephens letter to R.H. Norris

Descriptive Summary

Title: Alexander H. Stephens letter to R.H. Norris
Creator: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883
Inclusive Dates: 1863 August 22
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2465
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Alexander Hamilton Stephens (1812-1883) was a lawyer, politician, vice president of the Confederate States of America, and Georgia governor.

For more information, see the article Alexander Stephens (1812-1883) in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter regarding leniency toward Columbus Rees, a soldier in Norris' company absent without leave.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alexander H. Stephens letter to R.H. Norris, ms2465, 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

Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia State Troops, 1st
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Desertions.
Soldiers -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1863 August 22 Access Online