A. B. Cree letters to his wife

A. B. Cree letters to his wife

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Cree, A. B.
Title: A. B. Cree letters to his wife
Dates: 1865
Quantity: 2.0 items (1 portfolio)
Coll. Number: ms2556

Biographical/Historical Note

Captain A. B. Cree, Union soldier, probably in the 22nd Iowa Infantry Regiment.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two letters from Captain A. B. Cree in Savannah, Georgia to his wife Mattie in Iowa City, Iowa on February 24 and May 16, 1865. The letters, written while Cree was stationed in Savannah with the 22nd Iowa Infantry Regiment, discuss family news, describe his impressions of the city, and his opinions of Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee.


Index Terms

Correspondence
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
Lee, Robert E., (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
Savannah (Ga.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Soldiers--Iowa.
United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 22nd (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.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

A. B. Cree letters to his wife, MS 2556. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Digital Version(s)

A.B. Cree letters to his wife, 1865


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
PortfolioItem
11Letter, Savannah, Georgia to his wife Mattie, Iowa City, Iowa, 1865 February 24
 
12Letter, Savannah, Georgia to his wife Mattie, Iowa City, Iowa, 1865 May 16