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Key family Civil War letters

Key family Civil War letters

Descriptive Summary

Title: Key family Civil War letters
Creator: Key family
Inclusive Dates: 1864
Language(s): English
Extent: 3 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms554
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence from P. C. Key to his family in 1864. Correspondence details orders, cavalries, troop positions, and Key's health. Key writes from Atlanta, Georgia, near the Chattahoochee River, Milton County, Georgia, and Fulton County, Georgia. Excerpt from letter dated Georgia, Cobb County, July 2, 1864: "Yesterday we were entertained by marching backward and forward as a support for Armstrong's cavalry on Johnston's left wing."

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Key family Civil War letters, ms554, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

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

Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Militia Regiment, 4th
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters Access Online
12Letters Access Online
13Letters Access Online