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Letter to Austin Phelps

Letter to Austin Phelps

Descriptive Summary

Title: Letter to Austin Phelps
Creator: Brown, Columbia Phelps
Inclusive Dates: 1865
Language: English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet (1 letter)
Collection Number: ms3987
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Columbia Phelps Brown lived in Cincinnatti, Texas during the latter part of the Civil War, displaced from Louisiana.

Scope and Content

This collection contains an 1865 letter from Columbia Brown, of Cincinnatti, Texas, to her father Austin Phelps in Scipioville, New York. It describes the family's displacement from Louisiana during the Civil War and conditions in Texas.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Letter to Austin Phelps, ms3987, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Phelps, Austin
Texas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Texas -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Letter, 1865 October 25