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Alfred Howe Terry letters to General Thomas Ruger

Alfred Howe Terry letters to General Thomas Ruger

Descriptive Summary

Title: Alfred Howe Terry letters to General Thomas Ruger
Creator: Terry, Alfred Howe, 1827-1890
Inclusive Dates: 1869, 1870
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3728
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Alfred Howe Terry (1827-1890), a Union general from Connecticut, was appointed the last military governor of the Third Military District on December 22, 1869.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of three handwritten letters: dated Atlanta, December 28, 1869, addressed to General Ruger, McPherson Barracks, signed "A. H. Terry," regarding the examination of a policeman who killed a black man at the barracks; dated Atlanta, Georgia, December 29, addressed to General Ruger, signed "Alfred H. Terry," requesting officers and trustworthy men to leave by rail on "confidential duty"; dated Atlanta, January 10, "General," signed "Alfred H. Terry," asking Ruger to arm and prepare to move one hundred men because of the excitement in town.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alfred Howe Terry letters to General Thomas Ruger, ms3728, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Georgia.
Ruger, Thomas Howard, 1833-1907

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