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N. Foster Browne letter to E. A. Nisbet

N. Foster Browne letter to E. A. Nisbet

Descriptive Summary

Title: N. Foster Browne letter to E. A. Nisbet
Creator: Browne, N. Foster
Inclusive Dates: 1861 September 25
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet
Collection Number: ms4353
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Eugenius A. Nisbet (1803-1871) served in the Georgia legislature, in the U.S. Congress, and as one of the original justices on the Supreme Court of Georgia. Nisbet was also an influential figure in both the secession movement and the Confederate government during the Civil War. For more infoprmation, see the article Eugenius A. Nisbet in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

This collection contains a letter from N. Foster Browne of Eatonton, Georgia to E. A. Nisbet appealing to him regarding his failed attempt to secure an officer's commission with the promise to raise a Corps of Engineers, Sappers and Miners for the defense of Savannah, Georgia from Governor Joe E. Brown.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

N. Foster Browne letter to E. A. Nisbet, ms4353, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Nisbet, Eugenius Aristides, 1803-1871
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1861 September 25