|Creator:||Lee, Thomas Ely, b. 1836|
|Title:||Thomas Ely Lee letters to Fannie Lee|
|Quantity:||1.0 folder (4 letters)|
Thomas Ely Lee (b. 1836), soldier in Company K of the 49th Georgia Infantry Regiment, from Pulaski County, Georgia.
The collection primarily consists of letters from Thomas Ely Lee in the 49th Georgia Infantry Regiment while serving in Virginia, to his wife Fanny Lee from 1862-1863. He writes that he gets enough to eat but needs clothes. He states he went to Maryland and Pennsylvania, but believes the fighting at Petersburg may end the war. He mentions his commanders, Capt. Henry H. Whitfield and Lt. Capt. John Pate several times.
Arranged in chronological order.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
This collection has been digitized and is available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.
Thomas Ely Lee letters to Fannie Lee, ms 2882. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.