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Private R.F. Crutchfield letter

Private R.F. Crutchfield letter

Descriptive Summary

Title: Private R.F. Crutchfield letter
Creator: Crutchfield, R.F.
Inclusive Dates: 1864
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet (1 letter)
Collection Number: ms4137
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

R.F. Crutchfield served in Company D of the 57th Georgia Infantry Regiment, he was captured in 1863 during the Battle of Vicksburg but soon paroled, then continued serving the Confederate States Army to the war's end.

Scope and Content

This collection contains one letter from R.F. Crutchfield to his brother and sister written from Proctor's Pointe, South Carolina in April of 1864. The letter describes the dire situation for provisions in camp, as well as possible desertions.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Private R.F. Crutchfield letter, ms4137, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 57th
Soldiers -- Confederate States of America -- Correspondence.
South Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1864 April 7