William G. Caruthers Confederate States passport
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William G. Caruthers Confederate States passport

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Caruthers, William Griffith, active 1863.
Title: William G. Caruthers Confederate States passport
Dates: 1863
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1932

Biographical/Historical Note

William Griffith Caruthers resided in Walton County, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a passport issued to William Griffith Caruthers of Walton County, Georgia on 4 May 1863. During the Civil War, domestic passports were issued to citizens in the Confederate States in order to travel to other states in their union. This passport was issued to Caruthers, who was under the age of eighteen, to travel to Richmond and Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Index Terms

Caruthers, William Griffith, active 1863.
Confederate States of America.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Access Restrictions

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