Miletus Tuttle letters

Miletus Tuttle letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Tuttle, Miletus
Title: Miletus Tuttle letters
Dates: 1864
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (2 items in portfolio)
Abstract:The collection consists of two letters written by Miletus Tuttle with the 111th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. The first letter, July 1864 from Vinings Bridge during the Atlanta Campaign, discusses James B. McPherson's death, Gen. John Bell Hood's command of the Confederate forces, and his opinion of Jefferson Davis. His second letter, from a hospital in Jeffersonville, Indiana, discusses troops preparing to march (probably to Savannah, Ga.) and the shipment of all valuable goods in Atlanta to the North.
Coll. Number: ms2410

Biographical/Historical Note

Miletus Tuttle was a Union Army soldier with Company B of the 111th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment during the Civil War.

Index Terms

Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns.
Hood, John Bell, 1831-1879
McPherson, James Birdseye, 1828-1864
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 111th (1862-1865).

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

Miletus Tuttle letters. MS 2410. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letters View online.