A.B. letter
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A.B. letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Title: A.B. letter
Dates: 1864
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0020

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a four page letter written on July 3, 1864, from A.B. in Fredonia, Georgia, to her son, James. In the letter, she mentions family and friends, crops, and prices of staple items. She also mentions that she has not heard from Becca, who may have been James' wife, as A.B. states that she expected to hear news of him through Becca. James is a Civil War soldier, and A.B. worries for his safety.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America--History.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Letters (correspondence)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], A.B. letter, MS 20, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



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, A.B. to James. Fredonia, 1864 July 3 View online.