Letter concerning Jess Bollard
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Letter concerning Jess Bollard

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Nell.
Title: Letter concerning Jess Bollard
Dates: 1862 August 28
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0015

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter dated August 28, 1862 written by a girl named Nell. In the letter, she describes meeting a Civil War soldier named Jess Bollard. Nell describes arranging a meeting with the soldier with the help of her brother, Edd, without their parents' knowledge. She also mentions a dance held in Glenwood (probably South Carolina). The letter is addressed to her unnamed cousin, who may also be a soldier.

Index Terms

Bollard, Jess.
Confederate States of America--History.
Letters (correspondence)
South Carolina--Social life and customs.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Letter concerning Jess Bollard, MS 15, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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