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James B. Sterling letter to Edgar C. Sterling

James B. Sterling letter to Edgar C. Sterling

Descriptive Summary

Title: James B. Sterling letter to Edgar C. Sterling
Creator: Sterling, James B., 1842-1864
Inclusive Dates: 1862 June 15
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) 1 letter
Collection Number: ms3929
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

James B. Sterling (1842-1864) from Litchfield County, Connecticut served in the Comapany E, 7th Conn. Volunteers and was wounded on February 20, 1864, in the battle of Oulestee, Florida. Edgar C. Sterling (1838-1917) served in Company D, 1st Infantry, C. V.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter with a transcript from James Sterling to Edgar Sterling describing North Edisto Island, the price and variety of food and goods, and includes a piece of the secession flag from Fort Pulaski.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James B. Sterling letter to Edgar C. Sterling, ms 3929, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Connecticut Infantry Regiment, 7th. Company E
Food supply -- Georgia.
Fort Pulaski (Ga.)
Fort Pulaski (Ga.) -- Siege, 1862.
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Sterling, Edgar C., 1838-1917

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1862 June 15