Confederate manuscript collection

Confederate manuscript collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Confederate States of America.
Title: Confederate manuscript collection
Dates: 1861-1864
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s) 4 items
Coll. Number: ms2121

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of three letters: dated Wasala, Georgia, November 29, 1863, "to Mr. Harless," signed "Elijah Carley," mentioning Generals Hardee and Bragg, losing troops and prisoners, and hopes of pursuing Yankees across the Tennessee River; dated Crawfordville, Georgia, January 17, 1864, "Dear Linton," signed "Alexander Stephens," regarding going to Richmond; dated Headquarters, Cavalry Corps, Covington, August 8, 1864, to "Captain," signed "Joseph Wheeler, Major General," regarding Generals Iverson and Allen, foraging for food, and the need for horse shoes. The collection also includes Georgia Confederacy enlistment papers for M.H. Wright of Newman, Georgia, dated March 6, 1861.

Index Terms

Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Cavalry operations.

General Notes

This collection has been digitized and is available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Confederate manuscript collection, ms2121, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Papers View online.