Joseph Wheeler letter to William Joseph Hardee

Joseph Wheeler letter to William Joseph Hardee

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Wheeler, Joseph, 1836-1906
Title: Joseph Wheeler letter to William Joseph Hardee
Dates: 1864 November 22
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)
Abstract:The collection consists of a letter from Major General Joseph Wheeler, dated Griswoldville, Georgia, November 22, 1864 to Lt. General William Joseph Hardee. The letter discusses Wheeler's proposed troop movement toward the Oconee bridge due to Union occupation of all roads to Milledgeville, Georgia.
Coll. Number: ms2243

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph Wheeler was born in 1836 and died in 1906. He was a Confederate Major General. In July of 1863, he commanded all cavalry for the Army of the Mississippi.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. -- Officers
Generals--Confederate States of America.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Cavalry operations.
Hardee, William Joseph, 1815-1873
Sherman's March to the Sea.

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

Joseph Wheeler letter to William Joseph Hardee. MS 2243. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, 1864 November 22 View online.