|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Floyd, John F.|
|Title:||John F. Floyd letter|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
John F. Floyd resided in Dougherty County, Georgia, when he enlisted on 22 March 1862 at the age of 23. He mustered into the Georgia 51st Infantry, Company K as a Private and was promoted to 4th Corporal on 15 November 1863. Floyd was taken prisoner at Cold Harbor, Virginia, on 1 June 1864 and held at Elmira Prison, New York. He was released from duty in 1865.
This collection contains one letter from John F. Floyd to F. H. Ferguson dated 5 August 1864. The letter was sent from Elmira Prison in New York. In the letter Floyd requests a new pair of no. 6 shoes.
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|Item 1: John F. Floyd letter, 1864 View online.|