George Family letters (1861-1865)

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Creator:George, Charles H., d. 1864
Creator:George, Flora
Creator:George, Mary A.
Creator:Thornton, Linda
Title:George Family letters (1861-1865)

These are the photocopies and typescripts of letters (1861-64) from Charles H. George to his sisters, Mary J. and Mattie; and letters (1865-66) from Charles H. George's widow, Flora, to Mattie George. The George family lived in Griffin, Georgia where Rev. George was a minister of the Episcopal Church. In 1861, Charles H. George, enlisted in a Georgia regiment which was stationed near Norfolk, Virginia. In May 1862, he received a commission in a battalion of sharpshooters of the 5th Georgia Infantry, stationed in Mississippi. He served in Mississippi, Tennessee and Georgia, and died of wounds received during the Atlanta Campaign.

Subjects:George, Charles H., d. 1864 | George, Flora | George, Mary A. | Atlanta Campaign, 1864 | Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863 | Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 5th--Archives | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Peoples--Military Life | Government and Politics--Military | Tennessee | United States, Georgia, 32.165622, -82.900075
Collection:Auburn University Libraries' Civil War Letters
Institution:Auburn University Libraries
Contributors:Auburn University. Library. Special Collections and Archives
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