Telegram from General Taylor to General Beauregard

Telegram from General Taylor to General Beauregard

Descriptive Summary

Title: Telegram from General Taylor to General Beauregard
Creator: Taylor, Richard, 1826-1879
Inclusive Dates: 1864 December
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 telegram)
Collection Number: ms2580
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Richard Taylor (1826-1879) was the son of President Zachary Taylor, nephew of Union Brigadier General Joseph Pannell Taylor and brother-in-law of Confederate President Jefferson Davis.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a telegram from General Taylor to General Beauregard dated December 1, 1864 from Savannah, Georgia. The president telegraphed to tell Taylor his services will be needed in the west when Beauregard heads east. "Leave any instructions for me at Macon or Columbus."


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Telegram from General Taylor to General Beauregard, ms 2580. 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.


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Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
folder
1Telegram, 1864 December Access Online

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