Daniel M. Reed letters to Mary K. Bull

Daniel M. Reed letters to Mary K. Bull

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Reed, Daniel M., d. 1862
Title: Daniel M. Reed letters to Mary K. Bull
Dates: 1861-1862
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms3434

Biographical/Historical Note

Daniel M. Reed was a Union soldier in Company G, 50th Pennsylvania Volunteers.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of seven letters written by Daniel M. Reed to Mary K. Bull, dating December 16, 1861-July 4, 1862. Reed writes from Beaufort, South Carolina, about guarding the ferry, picket duty at Seabrook Island, war news the soldiers hear, battle, plans to go out west after the war, and his determination to never take the oath of allegiance if captured.


Index Terms

Correspondence
Pocotaligo, Battle of, Pocotaligo, S.C., 1862 (October 22)--Personal narratives.
South Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 50th (1861-1865). Company G. -- Military life
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

General Notes

This collection has been digitized and is available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Daniel M. Reed letters to Mary K. Bull, ms 3434. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Letters, 1861-1862 View online.