Alexander Robert Lawton letter to P. Tracy.

Alexander Robert Lawton letter to P. Tracy.

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Lawton, Alexander Robert, 1818-1896
Title: Alexander Robert Lawton letter to P. Tracy.
Dates: 1861 April 20
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)
Abstract:The collection consists of a letter from General A.R. Lawton, dated Savannah, Georgia, April 20, 1861, to Hon. P. Tracy in Macon (Ga.) regarding the appointment of aides under his military command.
Coll. Number: ms2242

Biographical/Historical Note

Alexander Robert Lawton was born in 1818 and died in 1896. He was a Confederate general during the Civil War. Prior to his service, he was a lawyer and even a Georgia congressman. He resided in Savannah, Georgia.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. -- Officers
Generals--Confederate States of America.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Military administration--Confederate States of America.

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alexander Robert Lawton letter to P. Tracy. MS 2242. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, 1861 April 20