Virgil Perry family papers

Virgil Perry family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Perry, Virgil, 1828-1907
Title: Virgil Perry family papers
Dates: 1859-1941
Quantity: 2.0 folders
Coll. Number: ms3598

Biographical/Historical Note

Virgil Perry (1828-1907) served in the Havis Battery, Georgia Artillery during the Civil War. He was married to Caroline Perry (1824-1896).

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of letters, receipts, and clippings from Virgil Perry and his family. The majority of collection is comprised of letters from Virgil Perry to his wife during his time as a soldier in the Civil War. The letters hail mainly from Georgia and Tennessee and include post-Civil War letters from Athens and Atlanta.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Light Artillery Battalion, 14th. (Havis Battery)
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation Note

Virgil Perry family papers, ms 3598. Hargrett Rare book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

2Envelopes, postcards, clippings and other printed materials