Alexander H. Stephens letter to R.H. Norris

Alexander H. Stephens letter to R.H. Norris

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883
Title: Alexander H. Stephens letter to R.H. Norris
Dates: 1863 August 22
Quantity: 1.0 folder (1 letter)
Coll. Number: ms2465

Biographical/Historical Note

Alexander Hamilton Stephens (1812-1883) was a lawyer, politician, vice president of the Confederate States of America, and Georgia governor.

For more information, see the article "Alexander Stephens (1812-1883)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one letter: dated Crawfordville, Georgia, August 22, 1863, to "Captain R.H. Norris," signed "Alexander H. Stephens," regarding leniency toward Columbus Rees, a soldier in Norris' company absent without leave.


Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia State Troops, 1st.
Correspondence
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Desertions.
Soldiers--Georgia.

General Notes

This collection has been digitized and is available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Alexander H. Stephens letter to R.H. Norris, ms 2465. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Folder
1Letter, 1863 August 22 View online.