Corry, Robert E. letters (1861-1865)

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Creator:Corry, Robert Emmett, 1828-1913
Creator:Corry, Eliza Harris, 1837-1919
Creator:Thornton, Linda
Creator:Galati, Leslie Ann
Title:Corry, Robert E. letters (1861-1865)

Photocopies of Corry family correspondence (1857-65), including letters between Corry and his wife, Eliza Harris Corry (1863-65); plus Corry's obituary (1913) and miscellaneous documents (1849-65) concerning the estate of James Harris and Corry's military service. The correspondence between Robert and Eliza Corry was written during Corry's military service. Corry enlisted in the 11th Alabama Cavalry in Sept. 1862. He served as quartermaster sergeant in the regiment, assigned to Nathan Bedford Forrest's command, until the end of the war.

Subjects:Corry, Robert Emmett, 1828-1913 | Corry, Eliza Harris, 1837-1919 | Confederate States of America. Army. Cavalry | Confederate States of America. Army. Field service | Alabama--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Peoples--Military Life | Government and Politics--Military | United States, Alabama, 32.318231, -86.902298
Collection:Auburn University Libraries' Civil War Letters
Institution:Auburn University Libraries
Contributors:Auburn University. Library. Special Collections and Archives
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Robert Emmet Corry Letters

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