|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Kelley, Aplin, active 1864.|
|Title:||Aplin Kelley letters|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Aplin Kelley was a Union soldier in the 2nd Division, 4th Corps, of the Army of the Cumberland. He was from Claysville, Ohio.
This collection contains eight letters written by Kelley to his mother in Claysville, Ohio. The letters range in date from on written near Tunnel Hill on May 8, 1864 to Kelley's last letter, written in the U.S. Hospital for the 2nd Division on June 23, 1864. The letters describe in detail the Union Army's advances from Chattanooga as they campaigned toward Atlanta. The letters end after Kelley was wounded near Marietta, Georgia on June 22, 1864.
The custodial history of this collection is unknown.
[item identification],Aplin Kelley letters, MS 2239, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Purchased from Charles Apfelbaum, 1987.
Collection is open for research.
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|1||Letter 1: Written near Tunnel Hill, GA, 1864 May 8|
|Letter 1--May 8, 1864, written near Tunnel Hill, Georgia, 1864 May 8|
|Letter 2--May 19, 1864, written on the Georgia & Atlanta Railroad, 1864 May 19|
|Letter 3--May 22, 1864, written near Kingston, Georgia, 1864 May 22|
|Letter 4--May 29, 1864, written leaning against the breastworks in Georgia, 1864 May 29|
|Letter 5--June 7, 1864, written near Acworth, Georgia, 1864|
|Letter 6--June 14, 1864, written in Cobb County, Georgia, 1864 June 14|
|Letter 7--June 20, 1864, written near Marietta, Georgia, 1864 June 20|
|Letter 8--June 23, 1864, written in the U.S. Hospital, 2nd Division|
|1||Letter 2: Written on the Georgia & Atlanta Railroad, 1864 May 19|
|1||Letter 3: Written near Kingston, GA, 1864 May 22|
|5||Letter 4: Written leaning across the breastworks in GA, 1864 May 29|
|1||Letter 5: Written near Acworth, GA, 1864 June 7|
|1||Letter 6: Written in Cobb County, GA, 1864 June 20|
|1||Letter 7: Written near Marietta, GA, 1864 June 20|
|1||Letter 8: Written in the U.S. Hospital, 2nd Division, 1864 June 23|