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Margaret Bass letter

Margaret Bass letter

Descriptive Summary

Title: Margaret Bass letter
Creator: Bass, Margaret, 1827-1890
Inclusive Dates: 1863 October 3
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet
Collection Number: ms4177
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

Consists of one letter written by Mrs. Margaret Bass, a hotel keeper at Perry House in Columbus, Georgia, to a Mrs. Semmes. The letter was written during the Chattanooga Campaign in the Civil War, which was a series of battles that took place from September through November 1863. Mrs. Bass writes that wounded were brought to town from Tennessee and that horses were taken from the local citizens for General Bragg's soldiers.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Margaret Bass letter, ms4177, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863.
Columbus (Ga.)
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1863 October 3