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Transcription of Warren Akin letter

Identifier: ahc.MSS4f

Scope and Content

This collection is a transcription of a letter written by Warren Akin in Elberton, Georgia to "My Dear Sir" on October 31, 1864. The letter was typed by Ruth Blair of the Atlanta Historical Society for Sally Akin. The letter refers to the hardships of surviving in the aftermath of the Civil War.


  • 1864


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Warren Akin was a representative for Georgia in the Confederate Congress. Additional biographical information about Warren Akin has not been determined.


1 folder(s)



Location of Originals note

The original letter is in the custody of the Georgia Archives.

Related Archival Materials

The letter in this collection is also found in the book, Letters of Warren Akin: Confederate Congressman, edited by Bell Irvin Wiley.
Transcription of Warren Akin letter
Paul Crater
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

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