A. B. Cree letters to his wife

A. B. Cree letters to his wife

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Cree, A. B.
Title: A. B. Cree letters to his wife
Dates: 1865
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms2556

Biographical/Historical Note

Captain A. B. Cree was a Union soldier, probably in the 22nd Iowa Infantry Regiment, and served during the Civil War.

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

Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
Lee, Robert E., (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
Savannah (Ga.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 22nd (1862-1865).

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

A. B. Cree letters to his wife, ms2556, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters (2) View online.