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A. B. Cree letters to his wife

A. B. Cree letters to his wife

Descriptive Summary

Title: A. B. Cree letters to his wife
Creator: Cree, A. B.
Inclusive Dates: 1865
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2556
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Captain A. B. Cree was a Union soldier, probably in the 22nd Iowa Infantry Regiment, and served during the Civil War.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of two letters from Captain A. B. Cree in Savannah, Georgia to his wife Mattie in Iowa City, Iowa on February 24 and May 16, 1865. The letters, written while Cree was stationed in Savannah with the 22nd Iowa Infantry Regiment, discuss family news, describe his impressions of the city, and his opinions of Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

A. B. Cree letters to his wife, ms2556, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The 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

Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
Savannah (Ga.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Soldiers -- Iowa.
United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 22nd (1862-1865)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters (2) Access Online