McCowen family papers

McCowen family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: McCowen family
Title: McCowen family papers
Dates: 1861-1864
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms3398

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of five letters: dated Warrington, Florida, April 19, 1861, “Dear Brother and sister,” signed “B.B. McCowen,” regarding Fort Pickens and the Quitman Guard; dated Richmond, Virginia, July 11, 1862, “Dear Lizzy,” signed “E.C. Trammell,” regarding Trammell’s health and feelings; dated Richmond, August 10, 1862, “Mrs. E.C. Trammell,” signed “D.G. McCowen,” regarding the death of Cicero; dated Camps, 53rd Georgia Regiment, Semmes’ Brigade, McLaws’ Division, May 21, 1863, “Mrs. Mary E. Trammell,” signed “B.B. McCowen,” regarding McCowen’s desire to be home; dated Jones County, Georgia, September 24, 1864, “My Dear Beloved Husband,” signed “E.A. Whiteside,” regarding war news from newspapers, and opinions of General Johnston and General Hood. The collection also includes a poem written by E.A. Whiteside to her husband, and the obituary of Lieutenant B.B. McCowen.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 53rd.
Fort Pickens (Fla.).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

McCowen family papers, ms 3398, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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