Charles L. Schlatter letter
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Charles L. Schlatter letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Schlatter, Charles L., active 1810-1861.
Title: Charles L. Schlatter letter
Dates: 1861 March 14
Extent: (1 folder) 0.05 cubic feet
Identification: MS 2187
Collection materials are in English.

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles L. Schlatter, a native of Pennsylvania, lived in Glenn County, Georgia prior to and during the early Civil War years. He was in the 1860 Glynn County, Georgia census as fifty years old. He was married to Fanny C. Schlatter and they had three children -- Charles L., Fannie, and Mary.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a letter written by Charles L. Schlatter to "My Dear Brother" on March 14, 1861. The letter discusses railroad lines running through South Georgia, North Florida, and Southeastern Alabama. Included is a hand drawn map of different cities with distances between each and showing the railroad connection.

Index Terms

Schlatter, Charles L., active 1810-1861.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Transportation.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

Charles L. Schlatter letter, MS 2187, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



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.


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