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
Correspondence.
Farms--Georgia--Hartwell.
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

 
Box
1Letter, 1862 November 30