|Creator:||Hescock, Henry, d. 1865|
|Title:||Henry Hescock check|
|Dates:||1865 January 9|
|Quantity:||1.0 folder (1 check)|
Henry Hescock was the Capatain of Company G of the 1st Missouri Artillery. He was captured at Chickamauga and kept as a prisoner of war at Columbia, S.C. Captain Hescock died April 28, 1865.
The collection consists of one check for $100 in gold to be drawn to James G. Gibbons by Henry Hescock, dated January 9, 1865. On the back is this note: "This money was loaned to me while a prisoner of war at Cola S.C. for my own personal use. I therefore desire it promptly paid. [signed] Henry Hescock, Capt. Co. G. 1st Mo. Arty." The check is endorsed by J.G. Gibbons.
Henry Hescock check, ms 578. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.