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Abstract of Receipt from the Army in Battery “H” 3rd quarter, 1864 and Abstract of Article received from officers in the field, Georgia, 1864 August , 1864 August

 File — Box: MSS OS Box 5.68

Scope and Content

From the Collection: The collection primarily contains materials pertaining to the activities of Captain Francis DeGress during and after the Civil War. Some of the documents include personal accounts of battle activities by Captain DeGress, field reports, military certificates, correspondence, official records of DeGress' Battery, and ledgers documenting clothing accounts for soldiers under his command. Of special interest is a letter from Theodore Davis to Mrs. Francis DeGress describing Captain DeGress' prominence in the Cyclorama of the Battle of Atlanta. Also included in the collection is a personal account by Captain DeGress of the 22 July 1864 battle near Atlanta.

Dates

  • 1864 August

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Extent

From the Collection: 2.5 linear ft. (2 document cases and 1 oversize box)

Language

From the Collection: English