J.M. McNeel letter
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J.M. McNeel letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: McNeel, John M., d. 1879.
Title: J.M. McNeel letter
Dates: 1864
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0536

Biographical/Historical Note

John M. McNeel enlisted as a private in Company H of the 63rd Georgia Infantry on September 30, 1863. He died in McRae, Georgia, on March 13, 1879.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from J.M. McNeel to his brother, dated 1864, in which he gives advice to his brother as to what Army detail to join and comments on Army life and various details.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 63rd.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Letters (correspondence)
McNeel, John M., d. 1879.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Administrative Information

Custodial history


Preferred citation

[Identification of item], J.M. McNeel letter, MS 536, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition information



Access restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication rights

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Container List

Item 1: J.M. McNeel letter to his brother, 1864 June 22 ( 2.0 p. ) View online.
Advice to his brother as to what Army detail to join; comments on Army life and various details.