McCowen family papers

McCowen family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: McCowen family papers
Creator: McCowen family
Inclusive Dates: 1861-1864
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3398
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of five letters: one from B.B. McCowen regarding Fort Pickens and the Quitman Guard; one from E.C. Trammell regarding Trammell's health and feelings; one from D.G. McCowen regarding the death of Cicero; one from B.B. McCowen regarding McCowen's desire to be home; one from E.A. Whiteside regarding war news from newspapers, and opinions of General Johnston and General Hood. The collection also includes a poem written by E.A. Whiteside to her husband, and the obituary of Lieutenant B.B. McCowen.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

McCowen family papers, ms3398, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

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