F. M. Goodwin letter to Susan Goodwin

F. M. Goodwin letter to Susan Goodwin

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Goodwin, F. M.
Title: F. M. Goodwin letter to Susan Goodwin
Dates: 1864 July 13
Quantity: 1.0 folder (1 letter)
Coll. Number: ms1008

Biographical/Historical Note

F. M. Goodwin was a soldier in the Confederate Army from Mississippi.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a letter from F. M. Goodwin to his wife Susan, from camp near Campbellton, Georgia (now Douglasville, GA) on July 13, 1864. The letter describes their position and talks of Sherman's possible options regarding Atlanta. The letter continues on July 15th when he states things are quiet for the first time in two months.


Index Terms

Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
Confederate States of America. Army.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns.
Soldiers--Mississippi.

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.

Portions of this collection have been digitized and are available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

F. M. Goodwin letter to Susan Goodwin, MS 1008. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Letter, 1864 July 13 View online.