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Thomas A. Woodham papers

Thomas A. Woodham papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Thomas A. Woodham papers
Creator: Woodham, Thomas Augustus, -1862
Inclusive Dates: 1840-1881
Bulk Dates: 1862
Language(s): English
Extent: 2 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3435
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Thomas Augustus Woodham was in Company E, 31st Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of letters written by Thomas Woodham to his wife and family from Petersburg, Stanton, Gordonville, Lynchburg, and Winchester, Virginia. Correspondences describe hardships the soldiers endure, sickness, battles, and Woodham's strong desire to come home. The collection also includes financial papers mainly concerning Nancy Caroline Woodham and the Lunsford family. Papers include promissory notes, receipts, and indentures from 1840-1881.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Thomas A. Woodham papers, ms3435, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

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 -- Military life
Financial records.
Fredericksburg, Battle of, Fredericksburg, Va., 1862.
Promissory notes.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1862 Access Online
12Financial papers, 1840-1881 Access Online