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Alfred Rolf letters

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS684f
Scope and Content The collection contains twenty-three letters written by Corporal Alfred Rolf to his parents and brother in Quebec. Between June and September 1864, Rolf traveled through northwestern Georgia, writing from Lost Mountain, Marietta and at a location described as “Chavotia River.” He wrote that he was wounded during fighting on July 28, 1864, was captured and escaped. In April 1865, he wrote from Raleigh, North Carolina and mentioned the surrender of General Robert E. Lee to General Ulysses S....
Dates: 1864-1867

J.W. Speir Civil War letters

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS332f
Scope and Content This collection contains transcriptions of letters from Confederate soldier J.W. Speir to his wife. He writes about camp conditions, fighting around Atlanta, hospital conditions, and their children.
Dates: 1864

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  • Names: Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891 X
  • Names: Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 X
  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives X

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