|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Shields, Joseph Dunbar, Jr., 1842-1864.|
|Title:||Joseph Dunbar Shields, Jr. letters|
|Extent:||0.02 cubic feet (1 microfilm roll)|
Joseph Dunbar Shields, Jr. (1842-1864), known as Dunbar, was born at the Hermitage in Adams County, Mississippi. His parents were Joseph Dunbar Shields and Elizabeth Fitzhugh Conway.
He was enlisted as a private in the Adams Troop of Natchez and served in Mississippi, Tennessee and Virginia before being killed at Culpepper, Virginia in 1864.
This collection contains microfilm of letters written by Joseph Dunbar Shields, Jr. to his family while serving in the Confederate Army from 1861-1863.
Originals held at Louisiana State University Library, MS 390.
Microfilm reader required.
[item identification], Joseph Dubard Shields, Jr. letters, MS 1608, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Collection is open for research.
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Louisiana State University Special Collections: http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/findaid/390m.inv.htm