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John Tyler, Jr. letter to Lucius J. Gartrell

John Tyler, Jr. letter to Lucius J. Gartrell

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Tyler, Jr. letter to Lucius J. Gartrell
Creator: Tyler, John, Jr.
Inclusive Dates: 1861 May
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3536
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

John Tyler, Jr. (1819-1896) was the son of the the tenth President of the United States, John Tyler. He was a colonel and lawyer during the Civil War and also served as assistant Secretary of War of the Confederate States.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter (manuscript copy): dated Confederate States of America, War Department, Montgomery, May 1, 1861, to "L. J. Gartrell," Atlanta, Georgia, signed "John Tyler, Jr.," regarding the reluctance of the Confederate government to supersede state's rights.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Tyler, Jr. letter to Lucius J. Gartrell, ms3536, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2016.

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 -- History.
Gartrell, Lucius J. (Lucius Jeremiah), 1821-1891

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1861 May Access Online