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Albert O. Brown letters

Albert O. Brown letters

Descriptive Summary

Title: Albert O. Brown letters
Creator: Brown, Albert O., 1847-1865
Inclusive Dates: 1864
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3895
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Albert O. Brown enlisted as a private in the First Regiment of Georgia State Troops, or the Georgia State Line, on Christmas Day 1863, at Allatoona, Georgia, in the command of Colonel E. N. Galt. The primary function of the troops was to guard bridges, railroads, and military depots. They participated in the Battle of Atlanta as combat troops.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of letters between Albert O. Brown and his family in Williamson, South Carolina in the midst of the Atlanta Campaign.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Albert O. Brown letters, ms 3895, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2014.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
Brown, Albert O., 1847-1865
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia State Line. Company E.
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891
Soldiers -- Confederate States of America -- Correspondence.

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