|Creator:||Jones, Edwin Thomas, 1831-1867|
|Title:||Georgia State Militia order|
|Quantity:||1.0 folder (1 order)|
The collection consists of an order, dated November 1864 [per official records], signed by Lt. Col. Edwin Thomas Jones of the Georgia State Militia addressed to the people of Lee County, Georgia stating that all men of the county are liable to militia duty under the call of Governor Joseph E. Brown and should join a company and be ready to march by next Sunday or Monday or be arrested. This call was to provide troops during the Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
This collection has been digitized and is available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.
Georgia State Militia order, ms 649. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.