E.A. Benson letter to her husband

E.A. Benson letter to her husband

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Benson, E. A.
Title: E.A. Benson letter to her husband
Dates: 1862 November 30
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)
Coll. Number: ms2429

Biographical/Historical Note

E. A. Benson lived in Hartwell, Georgia in the 1860s. Her husband was in the Confederate service. This is a small piece of their correspondence.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a letter written by E.A. Benson to her husband in Confederate service about town news, their farm, a thread factory in town closing down and her attempts to hold a woman's prayer meeting.

Index Terms

Benson, E. A. -- Correspondence
Prayer meetings--Georgia--Hartwell.
Soldiers--Confederate States of America--Correspondence.
Textile manufacturers--Georgia--Hartwell.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

E. A. Benson letter. MS 1862. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, 1862 November 30