Edward V. Munro letters
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Edward V. Munro letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Munro, Edward V., approximately 1812-
Title: Edward V. Munro letters
Dates: 1862
Extent: (1 folder) 0.05 cubic feet
Identification: MS 0581
Collection materials are in English.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. Edward V. Munro went into the Confederate States Army in August, 1862, at the age of 52, as Assistant Surgeon, 51st Regiment of Georgia Volunteers, Company B. Munro was from Lee, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of two letters to Edward Munro, one from William H. Baldy of Monroe County Georgia, and the other from Munro's daughter, Carrie Baldy. The correspondents write about friends and family, joining the service, and the high prices of goods.

Index Terms

Consumer goods.
Letters (correspondence)
Munro, Edward V., approximately 1812-
Physicians (General practice)--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Edward V. Munro letters, MS 581, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Symmachus Trading Company, Boston, Massachusetts, 1953 and 1955.


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.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

Item 1: William H. Baldy letter to Edward V. Munro. New Market, Monroe County, Ga., 1862 August 7 ( 4.0 pages )
Regarding the availability of physicians around Griffin; does not know what to do about joining Army; mentions friends. Covering envelope included.
Item 2: Carrie Munro Baldy letter to her father, Edward V. Munro. New Market, Monroe County, Ga., 1862 September 1 ( 2.0 pages )
News of family and friends, scarcity and high prices of articles. Covering envelope included.