|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Neman, Mark N., 1827-1906.|
|Title:||Confederate States of America Army, Georgia 49th Infantry Regiment letter|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
The 49th Regiment of Georgia Volunteers served in the 3rd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia. Mark N. Newman was Adjutant of the Regiment.
This collection consists of a letter from the commissioned officers of the 49th Regiment to Col. W.H. Taylor, March 15, 1865, containing proposal to General Robert E. Lee that the regiment be permitted to include conscripted African American slaves as soldiers in its ranks. It is signed by the Regimental Officers and Captains. The collection also includes Mark Newman's letter of transmittal.
Material was acquired from creator.
[item identification], The 49th Regiment of Georgia Volunteers served in the 3rd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia. Mark N. Newman was Adjutant of the Regiment.
Gift of Mark Newman, 1878.
Collection is open for research.
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|1||Item 1: Commissioned officers of the 49th Georgia Regiment to Col. W.H. Taylor. Near Petersburg, 1865 March 15 ( 3.0 p. ). View images: 1 | 2.|
|Proposing to Gen. Lee that the Regiment be permitted to fill its ranks with African American slaves conscripted in Georgia, according to an Act of the Confederate States Congress. Signed by the Regimental Officers and Captains of the various companies. Newman's letter of transmittal is filed with the collection.|