|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Title:||Horace Morse letter to William Morris Charters|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Nothing further is known about Horace Morse. William Morris Charters (1806-1883) was a prominent Savannah physician. He was twice president of the Georgia Medical Society, in 1856 and 1874, and he was president of the Medical Association of Georgia, 1867-1868. He was also the first vice-president of the Georgia Historical Society from 1866-1874, and was chairman of its scientific committee.
This collection contains a single undated letter to Dr. Charters from Horace Morse; it discusses a sample of oak log that Morse cut from the site of the Battle of Chickamauga. The log contained musket balls and other types of shrapnel from Union guns. The letter is signed with initials, and the name Horace Morse is in brackets.
[item identification], Horace Morse letter to William Morris Charters, MS 959, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Collection is open for research.
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|1||Horace Morse letter to William Morris Charters|