James E. Cope collection on Edward F. Lovell
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James E. Cope collection on Edward F. Lovell

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Cope, James E., 1913-2006
Title: James E. Cope collection on Edward F. Lovell
Dates: Circa 1864-1865
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 2036

Biographical/Historical Note

Edward F. Lovell was born in Savannah, Georgia in 1847. He was the son of Edward and Mary A. Lovell of Massachusetts. Edward F. Lovell joined the Confederate Army on July 9, 1864 in Savannah, Georgia. He was a private in Captain John R. Johnson’s Company K, 6th Regiment, Georgia Volunteers.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of papers relating to the Confederate service of Edward F. Lovell. Included are lists of clothing issued to Lovell, and other documents relating to his service including his medical pass and Oath of Allegiance to the United States. Also included is a photograph of Lovell, ca. 1864-1865.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 6th.
Letters (correspondence)
Lovell, Edward F., b. 1847.
Military records.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from collector.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], James E. Cope Collection on Edward F. Lovell, MS 2036, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of James E. Cope, 1981.


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.

Digital Version(s)

View Online: James E. Cope collection on Edward F. Lovell

Container List

Item 1: Descriptive list and account of pay and clothing of E.F. Lovell Company K, Symons Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, 1965 January 2
Includes name, rank, age, physical description, where born, where enlisted, when last paid, list of clothing he was issued at Frampton's Farm, South Carolina.
Item 2: Letter to Private Edward F. Lovell, 1965 February 4
Letter giving permission for Private Lovell, a patient at May Hospital, Augusta, GA, to remain in private quarters and to report to ward B at 8 o'clock daily until further orders. Residence Woodlawn, Augusta, Georgia
Item 3: Letter of permission for Private E.F. Lovell by command of Brig. Gen. B.D. Fry, signed J.B. Dornan, Headquarters, Augusta, Georgia., 1865 May 1
Permission for Private Lovell, Company K, 6th Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, paroled prisoner, to go home until relieved of parole obligation.
Item 4: Letter to Office of Provost Marshal, Savannah, GA, Mr. E.F. Lovell signed S.M. Chesebro, 1st Lieutenant and assistant Provost Marshal., 1865 May 15
Letter states Mr. E.F. Lovell is registered at this office, residence Taylor and Barnard Streets, occupation paroled prisoner of war Johnson's Army.
Item 5: Oath of Allegiance to the United States, E.F. Lovell of Chatham County, 1865 August 17
Witnessed by F. S. Coffin, Lieutenant and Assistant Provost Marshal, Savannah, Georgia. Also includes description of E.F. Lovell.
Item 6: Letter of permission to Office of Provost Marshal, District of Savannah, by command of Brevet Major and Provost Marshal J.M. Brannan, signed M.T. Holbrook, Lieutenant Colonel. 173rd N.Y. V., 1865 August 18
Permission granted to Edward F. Lovell for the purchase of a fowling piece and ammunition for private use.
Item 7: Photograph of Edward F. Lovell, circa 1864-1865 View online.