|Creator:||Cooke, John Esten, 1830-1886|
|Title:||John Esten Cooke letters|
|Quantity:||0.04 Linear feet (1 folder; housed in 1 document box with minor collections MS 1378 to MS 1386)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of two letters from John Esten Cooke to Miss Nettie, apparently his girlfriend, from 1861-1862. The letters were written from camp near Leesburg, Virginia, while Cooke was a soldier in the Confederate States Army. He wrote of the personal relationship between he and Miss Nettie, mentions his friends General Richard S. Ewell and Mrs. Curtis, and wishes to be with Jeb Stuart.|
John Esten Cooke (1830-1886), Virginia novelist.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
John Esten Cooke letters. MS 1385. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.