George T. Willson letter
Collection number: ahc.MSS636f
Scope and Content
This collection contains a letter from George T. Willson to his sister. The letter discusses the weather in Atlanta; his work escorting citizens out of Atlanta, per General Sherman's removal order; and Lincoln's chances of being re-elected president and Confederate soldiers' thoughts on the election. He also discussed Colonel Ketcham's leadership abilities and reputation in the regiment.
- 1864 September 29
- Willson, George T. (Person)
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This collection is open for research.
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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
George T. Willson was a corporal in Company A of the 150th New York Infantry Regiment which served in the Atlanta Campaign as part of the 1st Division, 20th Corps, Army of the Cumberland. Colonel John H. Ketcham led the regiment. Additional biographical information about George T. Willson has not been determined.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was re-processed in 2018.
- George T. Willson letter
- Paul Crater
- June 2015
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- Finding aid is written in English.