Key family Civil War letters

Key family Civil War letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Key, E. H.
Creator: Key, P. C.
Title: Key family Civil War letters
Dates: 1864
Quantity: 0.08 Linear feet (3 folders; housed with minor collections MS 549 to MS 560)
Abstract:The collection consists of 21 items, the majority of which are letters between P.C. Key and his wife, E.H. Key during the Atlanta Campaign in the Civil War, 1864. Some letters are personal, some relate battle information.
Coll. Number: ms554(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

P.C. Key, a Lieutenant in Colonel McMillan's 4th Georgia Militia, Confederate States of America, husband of E.H. Key who drew a pension in Banks County (Ga.) for his service.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Militia Regiment, 4th.
Key, E. H. -- Correspondence
Key, P. C. -- Correspondence

General Notes

Typewritten transcripts available in repository.

Portions of this collection have been digitized and are available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Key family Civil War letters, MS 554. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11-3Letters View online. View online. View online.