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Georgia State Militia order

Georgia State Militia order

Descriptive Summary

Title: Georgia State Militia order
Creator: Jones, Edwin Thomas, 1831-1867
Inclusive Dates: 1864 November
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 order)
Collection Number: ms649
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of an order, dated November 1864 [per official records], signed by Lt. Col. Edwin Thomas Jones of the Georgia State Militia addressed to the people of Lee County, Georgia stating that all men of the county are liable to militia duty under the call of Governor Joseph E. Brown and should join a company and be ready to march by next Sunday or Monday or be arrested. This call was to provide troops during the Atlanta Campaign, 1864.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Georgia State Militia order, ms649, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2014.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

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.
Brown, Joseph E., (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Georgia State Militia
Lee County (Ga.)
Military administration -- Georgia.
Orders (military records)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Order, 1864 November Access Online