Henry Jacob Strobhar letter and loyalty oath
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Henry Jacob Strobhar letter and loyalty oath

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Strobhar, Henry Jacob.
Title: Henry Jacob Strobhar letter and loyalty oath
Dates: 1865
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0773

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry Jacob Strobhar was a captain in the 5th Regiment of Georgia Cavalry (Effingham Hussars).

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of two documents relating to the military service of Henry Jacob Strobhar. The first document is an application letter for a leave of absence for medical reasons. It is dated March 30, 1865 near Nahunta, North Carolina. The second document is Strobhar's agreement not to take up arms against the United States Government. This item is dated May 9, 1865, District of Savannah, Georgia.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Cavalry Regiment, 5th.
Letters (correspondence)
Loyalty oaths.
Strobhar, Henry Jacob.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Henry Jacob Strobhar letter and loyalty oath, MS 773, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Helen Strobar Williams, 1960.


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: Application letter of Henry J. Strobhar for leave of absence for medical reasons. Near Nahunta, North Carolina, 1865 March 30 ( 2.0 p. )
Official action noted on the back, signed by field and medical officers.
Item 2: Loyalty oath of H. J. Stobhar. Provost Marshall. District of Savannah, 1865 May 9 ( 1.0 p. )