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J.H. Jenkins letter to Sallie Jenkins

J.H. Jenkins letter to Sallie Jenkins

Descriptive Summary

Title: J.H. Jenkins letter to Sallie Jenkins
Creator: Jenkins, J. H.
Inclusive Dates: 1864 October 10
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (3 items)
Collection Number: ms540
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter: dated Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, October 10, 1864, to "My dearest wife" [Sallie], concerning yellow fever in Charleston, South Carolina, the deaths of "Lieutenant Jones Jackson and old man Roberson", and the possibility of Sallie coming for a visit. Also included is a transcript of the handwritten letter, and reproduction of a small printed map of the Andersonville, Georgia Prison (undated).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

J.H. Jenkins letter to Sallie Jenkins, ms540, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2016.

General Notes

This collection has been digitized and is available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Andersonville Prison -- Maps
Jenkins, Sallie -- Correspondence
Travel -- Planning -- History -- 19th century.
Yellow fever -- South Carolina -- Charleston.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter and map Access Online