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Private Willis W. Pitts letters

Private Willis W. Pitts letters

Descriptive Summary

Title: Private Willis W. Pitts letters
Creator: Pitts, Willis W.
Inclusive Dates: 1860-1863
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder, 8 letters)
Collection Number: ms4138
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Willis W. Pitts was a Confederate private serving in Company I, 37th Georgia Infantry in 1863. Pitts was killed during the Battle for Missionary Ridge, Tennessee.

Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence between Private Willis W. Pitts and his wife Elizabeth "Betty" Pitts during his service in the Confederate Army from 1862 until his death in the Battle of Missionary Ridge in 1863. Pitts served in Company I, of the Georgia 37th Infantry. Also included is a letter from Mary A.A.C. Wates to Betty Pitts from 1860.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Private Willis W. Pitts letters, ms4138, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Confederate States of America. Army of Tennessee
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 37th. Company I
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Soldiers -- Confederate States of America -- Correspondence.
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

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