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Asa A. Winn papers

Asa A. Winn papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Asa A. Winn papers
Creator: Winn, Asa A.
Inclusive Dates: 1862-1867
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3594
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Private Asa A. Winn was enlisted in Company K, 3rd Georgia Infantry, Confederate Army, on April 25, 1861. He was wounded in battle at Sharpsburg, Maryland on September 17, 1862. Winn transferred to Company D, Cobb's Legion Georgia Infantry. He was elected 2nd Lieutenant in February of 1865 and subsequently captured at Sailor's Creek, Virginia, on April 6, 1865. He was released on June 11, 1865.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of three letters: dated Camp near Goose Creek, Louden County, September 5, 1862, to Charles J. Winn, Watkinsville, Georgia, regarding marching and battles; dated Athens, August 7, 1865, introducing "a good clerk Asa Winn who visits Atlanta with the object of getting into business ..."; dated Atlanta, Georgia, July 16, 1867, "To whom it may concern," regarding A. A. Winn. The collection also contains a "A. A. WINN" stencil plate.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Asa A. Winn papers, ms3594, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2016.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 3rd. Company K
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
Winn, Asa A. -- Correspondence

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