William H. Manning Civil War letter

William H. Manning Civil War letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Manning, William H.
Title: William H. Manning Civil War letter
Dates: 1864 April 31
Quantity: 0.05 Linear feet (1 portfolio)
Abstract:The collection consists of one letter from William H. Manning, Edgartown (?) Battery in Bridgeport, Alabama, to his friend David, dated April 31(?), 1864. The letter speaks bitterly of the Confederates, mentions being in the "Sunny South," and murders at Fort Pillow.
Coll. Number: ms281

Biographical/Historical Note

William H. Manning was a soldier during the Civil War.


Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army.
Correspondence
Fort Pillow, Battle of, Tenn., 1864.
Manning, William H. -- Correspondence
Soldiers--United States--Correspondence.
Southern States--Climate.

General Notes

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.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William H. Manning Civil War letter, MS 281. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Letter, 1864 April 31 View online.