Robert T. Wood letters

Robert T. Wood letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Childers, D. R.
Creator: Rogers, Fannie H.
Creator: Wood, Robert T.
Title: Robert T. Wood letters
Dates: Bulk, 1864
Dates: 1863-1865, 1879
Quantity: 0.03 Linear feet (1 folder; housed with minor collections MS 619 to MS 637)
Abstract:The collection consists primarily of letters from Robert T. Wood from May - August 1864 while serving in the Georgia Militia near Atlanta, to his wife and children in Washington County, Georgia. Also includes letters from a cousin, Fannie H. Rogers, Calhoun's Mills (S.C.); a letter from D.R. Childers (unit unknown), dated July 1963, Chattanooga, Tennessee, which mentions the Tullahoma campaign; and a social letter from W.D. Johnson dated 1879, from Liverpool, England to his sister, Missouri.
Coll. Number: ms637(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert T. Wood (d. 1865), Confederate soldier in the Georgia Militia during the Civil War, resident of Washington County, Georgia.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns.
Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
Calhoun Mills (S.C.)
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Militia.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns.
Tullahoma (Tenn.)
Washington County (Ga.)

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

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

Robert T. Wood letters, MS 637. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters View online.