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Emma Eldridge letter to Erwin J. Eldridge

Emma Eldridge letter to Erwin J. Eldridge

Descriptive Summary

Title: Emma Eldridge letter to Erwin J. Eldridge
Creator: Eldridge, Emma Louise Ronaldson, 1833-1879
Inclusive Dates: 1862 June 20
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet (1 portfolio)
Collection Number: ms4055
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Dr. Erwin James Eldridge (1833-1902) was a surgeon with the 16th Georgia Infantry Regiment and then with Cobb's Legion, serving in Virginia and Georgia. He married Emma Ronaldson and resided in Flat Pond (Lee County) and Americus (Sumter County) Georgia.

Scope and Content

One letter from Emma Ethridge to her husband telling of family news, his upcoming promotion, the need for better shoes, asking to hire a nurse, and inquiring about the situation in Richmond.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Emma Eldridge letter to Erwin J. Eldridge, ms4055, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Americus (Ga.) -- History.
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 16th
Eldridge, Erwin James, 1833-1902
Richmond (Va.)

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials available in this repository: Erwin James Eldridge letters, ms2925; Dr. Erwin James Eldridge family letters, ms3065; Erwin James Eldridge letters to his wife, ms3689.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, 1862 June 20