|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Hogg, John J., 1828-1895.|
|Title:||John J. Hogg papers|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
John J. Hogg was born in Troup County, Georgia. His wife was Susan Ann McCalley. He served throughout the Civil War as a private in the Army of Tennessee. On January 29, 1865 he is listed as a private in Co. B, 37th Division, Georgia Militia and detailed as a schoolmaster in Troup County.
This collection consists of typed copies of a three page diary, 1862, and letters to John Hogg's wife, Susan, as well as a few to his father, from various stations in Georgia and Tennessee. The letters tell of camp life, high price and scarcity of food and clothing, battle experiences, etc. Gives advice to his wife on planting, raising the children, etc.
Originals in the possession of John Hogg's granddaughter, Mary Alford, of West Point, Georgia.
[item identification], John J. Hogg papers, MS 389, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Mrs. R.J. Stall, 1960.
Collection is open for research.
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|Item 1: Diary, 1862 June 8-1862 September 8 ( 3.0 p. )|
|Items 2-33: Correspondence, 1862 June 11-1864|
|Item 34: Special Orders No. 75. West Point, 1865 January 28|
|Brigadier General R.C. Tyler. Georgia Military 37th Division, Company B.|