Fleming Jordan letters

Fleming Jordan letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Jordan, Fleming
Title: Fleming Jordan letters
Dates: Bulk, 1862-1865
Dates: 1842-1865
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.
Coll. Number: ms826(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

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.

Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns.
Atlanta (Ga.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 44th. Company B.
Dillon, Henry
DuBarry, J. J.
Hill, Joshua, 1812-1891
Peninsular Campaign, 1862.
Richmond (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Smith, Robert A., fl. 1861-1862
United States. Congress. House.
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns.

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Fleming Jordan letters, MS 826. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters, 1842-1862 April 27 View online.
2Letters, May 1862-1862 July 30 View online.
3Letters, May 1864-July 1864 View online.
4Letters, 1864 October 16-1865 May 22 View online.