|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Kelsey, Kate, approximately 1877-|
|Title:||Kate Kelsey letter|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Kate Kelsey was the daughter of Albert Warren Kelsey, author of Autobiographical Notes and Memoranda, 1840-1910.
This collection contains a letter from Kate Kelsey to Mary Anderson, 1921, thanking her for a pamphlet she sent to Kelsey. The letter also contains details of Commodore Josiah Tattnall's encounter with federal gun boats on the Savannah River while carrying supplies to Fort Pulaski. Kelsey's father called this the most gallant act he witnessed during the Civil War.
The material was sent to Mrs. Anderson from Kate Kelsey, creator.
[Item identification], Kate Kelsey letter, MS 457, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Mrs. Clarence G. Anderson, 1954.
Collection is open for research.
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|Item 1: Kate Kelsey letter to Mary, Mrs. Clarence G. Anderson, 1921 August 15 ( 4.0 p. )|
|Thanks for a pamphlet; details of Commodore Josiah Tattnall's encounter with Confederate gun boats on Savannah River while carrying supplies to Fort Pulaski which her father called the most gallant action he saw in the Civil War.|