|Creator:||Goggans, William C.|
|Title:||William C. Goggans Civil War letters|
|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.|
William C. Goggans, Lieutenant (later Captain) in the 35th Georgia Infantry Regiment, died at Richmond, Virginia, February 23, 1863.
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.
William C. Goggans Civil War letters, MS 2156. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.