Mollie A. John letter
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Mollie A. John letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: John, Mollie A.
Title: Mollie A. John letter
Dates: 1863
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1563

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of one letter from Mollie A. John to Naomi John in Bland County, Virginia, written on May 1, 1863. The origin of the letter is unknown but Mollie John mentions that the Calvary from Salem, Georgia passed by her home. She discusses family and friends and tells of deaths and burials related to the United States Civil War and of illnesses concerning families and friends.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Cavalry.
John, Mollie A.
John, Naomi.
Letters (correspondence)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification] Mollie A. John letter, MS 1563, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Alexander Autographs, Inc., 1996.


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



1Letter, 1863