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Robert Thomas Rogers family papers

Robert Thomas Rogers family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert Thomas Rogers family papers
Creator: Rogers, Robert Thomas, 1844-1914
Inclusive Dates: 1847-1895
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3643
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Robert Thomas Rogers (1844-1914) was born in Jackson County, Georgia. On February 25, 1862, Robert enlisted with Company C, 18th Georgia Regiment, Confederate Army, at Jefferson.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of eight letters from Robert Thomas Rogers, mainly to his wife Mary Elizabeth Clarissa Smith, written during the Civil War. Letters are written from Fredericksburg, Richmond, and near Culpeper, Virginia, and discuss illnesses, injuries, battles, and related activities. Excerpt from a letter dated April 12, 1865: "We have lost eighteen thousand of our own men at Richmond." The collection also includes a receipt, handwritten parlor game, home remedy book, and regulator diary belonging to Elizabeth C. Rogers.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert Thomas Rogers family papers, ms3643, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2016.

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