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Henry Hescock check

Henry Hescock check

Descriptive Summary

Title: Henry Hescock check
Creator: Hescock, Henry, -1865
Inclusive Dates: 1865 January 9
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 check)
Collection Number: ms578
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Henry Hescock was the Captain of Company G of the 1st Missouri Artillery. He was captured at Chickamauga and kept as a prisoner of war at Columbia, S.C. Captain Hescock died April 28, 1865.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one check for $100 in gold to be drawn to James G. Gibbons by Henry Hescock, dated January 9, 1865. On the back is this note: "This money was loaned to me while a prisoner of war at Cola S.C. for my own personal use. I therefore desire it promptly paid. [signed] Henry Hescock, Capt. Co. G. 1st Mo. Arty." The check is endorsed by J. G. Gibbons.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry Hescock check, ms578, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2014.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Checks (bank checks)
Checks -- Georgia.
Gibbons, James G.
Hescock, Henry, -1865

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Check, 1865 January 9