McCowen family papers

McCowen family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: McCowen family
Title: McCowen family papers
Dates: 1861-1864
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms3398

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of five letters: one from B.B. McCowen regarding Fort Pickens and the Quitman Guard; one from E.C. Trammell regarding Trammell’s health and feelings; one from D.G. McCowen regarding the death of Cicero; one from B.B. McCowen regarding McCowen’s desire to be home; one from 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, ms3398, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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