William M. D'Antignac letter
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William M. D'Antignac letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: D'Antignac, William M., active 1841-1864.
Title: William M. D'Antignac letter
Dates: 1841
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0198

Biographical/Historical Note

William M. D'Antignac lived in Augusta, Georgia, and served in the 10th Georgia Infantry Regiment, Company K: Davis Musketeers of Richmond County during the Civil War. He earned the rank of 2nd Lieutenant on June 14, 1861, then 1st Lieutenant on June 11, 1862. He was wounded and disabled at Sharpsburg, MD, on September 17, 1862 and served on detached duty in Augusta, Georgia during September and October, 1864. In December of 1864 he retired from the service on disability.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter dated July 11, 1841, from William D'Antignac to Reverend John Kerr, regarding investment and estate matters; he discusses currency values. John Kerr was in Danville, Virginia.

Index Terms

D'Antignac, William M., active 1841-1864.
Letters (correspondence)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], William M. D'Antignac letter, MS 198, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Schindler's Antique Shop, Charleston, South Carolina, 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.


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