Pendley-Little Family Civil War correspondence

Pendley-Little Family Civil War correspondence

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Little, Joseph M.
Creator: Little, Sarah A. R.
Creator: Pendley, Mary E.
Creator: Pendley, R. F.
Title: Pendley-Little Family Civil War correspondence
Dates: Bulk, 1861-1865
Dates: 1855-1865
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms2873

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence between the Pendley and Little families of Webster and Baker Counties, Georgia from 1855-1865 (bulk 1861-1865). Pendley correspondents include brothers Samuel and R. F. Pendley and Mary and Elizabeth Pendley (relationship unknown). Civil War correspondence includes letters from T. Z. Little at Camp Cutts and Camp Forest, Manassas Junction, Virginia (1861) and Joseph M. Little, Camp Miserable, Orange Court House, Virginia (1861) and Camp Pine Thicket, Virginia (1863). The letters discuss battles, including fighting at Winchester, and Captain A.S. Cutts of the 11th Georgia Artillery Battalion, Company A. Letters from the women, including Sarah A. R. Little, reveal their views of the Civil War and their related activities.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Battalion, 11th (Sumter Artillery). Company A.
Correspondence
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Soldiers--Georgia.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence.
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Webster County (Ga.)

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.

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

Pendrey-Little Family Civil War correspondence, ms 2873. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Letters, 1855-1865 View online.