|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Anderson, Robert Houstoun, 1835-1888.|
|Title:||Robert Houstoun Anderson letter|
|Extent:||(1 folder) 0.05 cubic feet|
|Collection materials are in English.|
Robert Houston Anderson (1835-1888) was a general in the Confederate States of American Army during the Civil War. After the war he became Chief of Police in Savannah, Georgia. He held this position until his death in 1888.
The collection consists of a three-page typed copy of a letter from Col. R. H. Anderson to General Braxton Bragg, dated May 21, 1864. In the letter, Anderson outlines his CSA career and asks for active duty for his regiment, the 5th Georgia Cavalry.
Original letter in the Bragg papers, Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio.
[item identification], Robert Houston Anderson letter, MS 8, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of J. Frederick Waring, 1962.
Collection is open for research.
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