Jennie Terry letter to Sarah Wadley

Jennie Terry letter to Sarah Wadley

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Terry, Jennie
Title: Jennie Terry letter to Sarah Wadley
Dates: 1862 January 17
Quantity: 0.03 Linear feet (1 folder; housed with minor collections MS 1591 in MS 1607)
Coll. Number: ms1598(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

"Sarah Lois Wadley was the daughter of William Morrill Wadley (1812?-1882) and Rebecca Barnard Everingham Wadley (fl. 1840-1884) and lived with her family in homes near Amite in Tangipahoa Parish, Monroe and Oakland in Ouachita Parish, La., and near Macon, Ga." -- from "Inventory of the Sarah Lois Wadley Papers, 1849-1886," available at,Sarah_Lois.html (Accessed April 6, 2009)

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one autographed letter signed from Jennie Terry in Hinds County to Miss Sarah Wadley, Monroe, Georgia. It is dated 17 January 1862 and mainly discusses how the war has affected the family.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Terry, Jennie -- Correspondence
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources.
Wadley, Sarah Lois, 1844-1920 -- Correspondence
War and family--Georgia--Monroe--History--Sources.
War and family--Mississippi--Hinds County--History--Sources.
Women--Mississippi--Hinds County--Correspondence.

General Notes

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

Jennie Terry letter to Sarah Wadley. MS 1598. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, 1862 January 17 View online.