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Fleming Jordan letters

Fleming Jordan letters

Descriptive Summary

Title: Fleming Jordan letters
Creator: Jordan, Fleming
Inclusive Dates: 1842-1865
Bulk Dates: 1862-1865
Language(s): English
Extent: 4 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms826
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Fleming Jordan (1838-1916), Confederate Captain with Company B of the 44th Georgia Infantry Regiment, married Nancy Dillon and resided in Jasper County, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of Fleming Jordan from 1842-1865. The majority of the collection consists of letters from Jordan to his wife while he served in the 44th Georgia Infantry Regiment. Letters are written from Goldsboro, North Carolina, Richmond, Virginia, and Atlanta, Georgia; and discuss Jordan's health and troop activities. The collection also contains a letter to Jordan from his uncle, Joshua Hill, U.S. House of Representatives; from Colonel Robert A. Smith, commander of the 44th Regiment; and a letter to Nancy Jordan from J. J. DuBarry, informing Nancy of the death of her brother, Henry Dillon, in battle.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Fleming Jordan letters, ms826, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

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 (Ga.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
Peninsular Campaign, 1862.
Richmond (Va.)
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters, 1842-April 27 1862 Access Online
12Letters, May 1862-July 30 1862 Access Online
13Letters, May 1864-July 1864 Access Online
14Letters, October 16 1864-May 22 1865 Access Online