|Title:||Fleming Jordan letters|
|Quantity:||0.1 Linear feet (4 folders; housed with minor collections MS 822 and MS 826)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of the papers of Fleming Jordan from 1842-1865. The majority of the collection consists of letters from Jordan to his wife Nancy while he served in the 44th Georgia Infantry Regiment in 1862 and 1864. The letters are written from Goldsboro, North Carolina and Richmond, Virginia in 1862 and from Atlanta, Georgia in 1864. They mainly discuss his health and troop activities. The collection also contains a letter (1854) from his uncle Joshua Hill from the U.S. House of Representatives; letters to Jordan (1862) from Colonel Robert A. Smith, commander of the 44th Regiment; and a letter (1862) from J.J. DuBarry, from Richmond informing Nancy Jordan of the death of her brother Henry Dillon in battle.|
Fleming Jordan (1838-1916), Confederate Captain with Company B of the 44th Georgia Infantry Regiment, married Nancy Dillon and resided in Jasper County, Georgia.
Arranged in chronological order.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Fleming Jordan letters, MS 826. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.