|Creator:||Cabel, William Lewis, 1827-1911|
|Title:||William Lewis Cabel letter to Charles Edgeworth Jones|
|Quantity:||0.05 Linear feet (1 folder; housed with minor collections MS 1462 to MS 1469)|
William Lewis Cabel (1827-1911) served as brigadier general in the Confederate Trans-Mississippi Department. Moving to Dallas, Texas in 1872, he served four terms as that city's mayor and also was U. S. Marshal for the northern districts of Texas from 1885-1889. He was active in Confederate veterans' organizations and this letter was written while he was lieutenant general commanding of the Trans-Mississippi Department, United Confederate Veterans.
The collection consists of one letter, dated 6 June 1899, from Cabel to Charles Edgeworth Jones of Augusta, Georgia. It discusses the deaths and whereabouts of several Confederate generals.
William Lewis Cabel letter to Charles Edgeworth Jones. MS 1465. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.