Pleasant Stovall letter to B. A. Stovall

Pleasant Stovall letter to B. A. Stovall

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Stovall, Pleasant, 1793-1863
Title: Pleasant Stovall letter to B. A. Stovall
Dates: 1862 August 21
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s) 1 letter
Coll. Number: ms1103

Biographical/Historical Note

Pleasant Stovall (son of Thomas Stovall and Elizabeth Cooper) was born June 8, 1793 in Henry, Virginia, and died November 29, 1863 in Athens, Clarke, County, Georgia. He married Louise Roper Lucas on January 6, 1818 in Hancock County, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one letter from Pleasant Stovall in Athens, Georgia addressed to his son Lt. B. A. Stovall in Chattanooga, Tennessee. In the letter Pleasant replies to an earlier letter from the Lieutentant regarding investments including Georgia Railroad and Union Bank stock, and discusses the future value of Confederate money and disposition of Confederate property. He also writes about a family visit and the health of various family members, and makes general comments about the War.

Index Terms

Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Stovall, B. A., (Bolling Anthony), 1827-1887
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Pleasant Stovall letter to B. A. Stovall, ms 1103. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Thomas Spalding Wylly letters next hit, ms810; John C. Hart collectionm ns500; Phinizy-Stovall family papers, ms3527.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, 1862 August 21 View online.