|Creator:||Stovall, Pleasant, 1793-1863|
|Title:||Pleasant Stovall letter to B. A. Stovall|
|Dates:||1862 August 21|
|Quantity:||1.0 folder (1 letter)|
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.
A 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.
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.
Pleasant Stovall letter to B. A. Stovall, ms 1103. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
Related collections in this repository: MS 810 Thomas Spalding Wylly letters; MS 500 John C. Hart collection; and MS 3527 Phinizy-Stovall family papers.