H.H. Davis letter to his parents

H.H. Davis letter to his parents

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Davis, H. H.
Title: H.H. Davis letter to his parents
Dates: 1863 August 20
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)
Abstract:The collection consists of a letter dated August 20, 1863, from H.H. Davis with the 20th Georgia Infantry Regiment to his parents in Cherokee County, Georgia. The letter was written while on the Rapidan River in Virginia and discusses activity among the Confederate and Union troops near the river.
Coll. Number: ms2400

Biographical/Historical Note

H.H Davis was a Confederate soldier with Company F of the 20th Georgia Infantry Regiment. He wrote home mid-1863 while the Confederates were still in Virginia. His family remained waiting in Georgia for his return.

Index Terms

Cherokee County (Ga.)
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 20th. Company F.
Rapidan River (Va.)
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

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

H.H. Davis letter to his parents, MS 2400. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, 1863 August 20 View online.