|Creator:||Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883|
|Title:||Alexander H. Stephens letter to R.H. Norris|
|Dates:||1863 August 22|
|Quantity:||0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of a letter from Alexander H. Stephens to Captain R.H. Norris of Company J of the 1st Georgia State Troops stationed at Resaca, Georgia, dated August 22, 1863. Stephens writes asking for leniency toward Columbus Rees a soldier in Norris' company absent without leave. Stephens states Rees had not deserted but rather came to Stephens to ask for a transfer to a cavalry company.|
Alexander Hamilton Stephens (1812-1883), lawyer, politician, vice president of the Confederate States of America, and Georgia Governor, born in Wilkes County, Georgia.
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.
Alexander H. Stephens letter to R.H. Norris. MS 2465. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.