S.P.B.J.M.B. letter
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S.P.B.J.M.B. letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: S.P.B.J.M.B.
Title: S.P.B.J.M.B. letter
Dates: 1863
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0017

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a two-page letter written by a man (possibly a Civil War soldier) near Dalton, Georgia to his wife, Jane, on December 15, 1863. The note mentions his health, family and friends, including Thomas Teagle and James Spence, instructions to his wife, the cost of meat and salt, and is signed S.P.B.J.M.B. This letter was written on the back of two strips of railroad tickets of East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad, nos. 217-228, March 31, 1863.

Index Terms

East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad Company.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Letters (correspondence)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Purchased from H.A. Schindler, Charleston, South Carolina.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], S.P.B.J.M.B. letter, MS 17, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 1952.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Container List

Item 1: Letter to Jane. Near Dalton, GA, 1863 December 15 View online.
2 p. AL