Ira R. Foster letter
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Ira R. Foster letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Foster, Ira R., 1811-1885.
Title: Ira R. Foster letter
Dates: 1864
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0274

Biographical/Historical Note

Ira R. Foster was Quartermaster General of the state of Georgia, serving under Governor Joseph E. Brown. He was a resident of Cherokee County, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a letter from Ira R. Foster, Quarter Master General, to Colonel E.M. Galt, 1864. In the letter, Foster praises the bravery of Galt's men and discusses the requisition of shoes and a wagon, as Galt was a colonel of the 1st Regiment, Georgia State Line, during the Civil War.

Index Terms

Foster, Ira R., 1811-1885.
Galt, Edward M.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Letters (correspondence)

Administrative Information

Custodial History

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

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ira R. Foster letter, MS 274, 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.

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