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Fannie Hansell letter to Louisa Young Jones

Fannie Hansell letter to Louisa Young Jones

Descriptive Summary

Title: Fannie Hansell letter to Louisa Young Jones
Creator: Hansell, Fannie, 1828-1895
Inclusive Dates: 1864 March 13
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet
Collection Number: ms4192
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

Consists of one letter from Fannie Hansell to Louisa Young Jones on March 13, 1864 from Oglethorpe, Macon County, Georgia. Jones was the sister of General Pierce Manning Butler Young.

The letter discusses Camp Sumter, or Andersonville Prison Camp. She describes the miserable conditions and notes that many prisoners are "constantly" trying to escape.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Fannie Hansell letter to Louisa Young Jones, ms4192, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Macon County (Ga.)
Prisoners -- Georgia -- Andersonville.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence.
Women -- Georgia -- Correspondence.
Young, Louisa Jones, 1831-1902

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1864 March 13