Byron D. Paddock letter

Byron D. Paddock letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Paddock, Byron D. -- Correspondence
Title: Byron D. Paddock letter
Dates: 1864
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)
Coll. Number: ms2409

Biographical/Historical Note

Byron D. Paddock "from Coldwater, Mich., served in Battery F, 1st Michigan Light Artillery, as quartermaster sergeant, second and first lieutenant, and captain, and was discharged April 6, 1865."

-- "Michigan in the Civil War." (Retrieved June 30, 2009)

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one soldier's letter, dated 1864 from Atlanta, concerning military life in the Civil War, what he is doing, and where his unit (Battery F, 1st Michigan) is moving. While the intended recipient is vague, he appears to be writing a woman named Hattie. There is also an acquisition description of the letter in this collection. It provides a partial transcript of some of the letter.

Index Terms

Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States. Army. -- Military life
United States. Army. Michigan Artillery Regiment, 1st (1861-1865). Battery F.

General Notes

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

Byron D. Paddock letter, MS 2409. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, 1864 View online.