William C. Goggans Civil War letters

William C. Goggans Civil War letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Goggans, William C.
Title: William C. Goggans Civil War letters
Dates: 1861-1865
Quantity: 0.05 Linear feet (1 folder housed with minor collections MS 2066-MS 2156)
Abstract:The collection consists of letters, written mainly by William C. Goggans and family, during the Civil War from 1861-1865. The letters discuss army camp life, conditions and war news, and the wartime economy and psychology. Goggans of the 35th Georgia Infantry Regiment, wrote from camps in Richmond, Fredericksburg, James River, Cumberland Gap, Camp Jackson (Martinsburg), Smithfield, and Buryville in Virginia; Milledgeville and Augusta, Georgia; and Meridian, Mississippi. Also contained in the collection is a letter from J.B. Walton to the General Commander, U.S. Forces at Savannah, Georgia, and Confederate civilian letters.
Coll. Number: ms2156(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

William C. Goggans, Lieutenant (later Captain) in the 35th Georgia Infantry Regiment, died at Richmond, Virginia, February 23, 1863.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 35th.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Goggans family
Mississippi--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Walton, J. B.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

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

William C. Goggans Civil War letters, MS 2156. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters View online.