Letter: Camp Marion, [Virginia] to Callie [King], 1861 Nov. 6

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Creator:Cobb, Thomas Read Rootes, 1823-1862
Title:Letter: Camp Marion, [Virginia] to Callie [King], 1861 Nov. 6

Letter dated November 6, 1861 from Thomas Read Rootes Cobb, lawyer, Confederate officer, founder of the Lucy Cobb Institute, and Marion Lumpkin Cobb's husband, to Callie Lumpkin King, wife of Porter King and Marion's sister. Cobb, at the time a colonel, thanks King for the blue socks she sent him and he writes about his feelings about the war, his promise to meet the enemy if ever they come into Georgia, and his life at Camp Marion, Virginia.

Digital image and encoded transcription of an original manuscript, scanned, transcribed and encoded by the Digital Library of Georgia in 2001, as part of GALILEO.

Local identification number: jhl0035

Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Confederate States of America. Army--Officers | Confederate States of America. Army--Military life | Confederate States of America. Army. Cavalry. Cobb's Legion. | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | King, Callie, 1826-1905 | Confederate States of America, 32.376097, -86.299915 | United States, Virginia, Camp Marion, 36.809315, -81.618291
Collection:Joseph Henry Lumpkin Family Papers
Institution:Digital Library of Georgia
Contributors:Hargrett Library
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Manuscript held by the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Joseph Henry Lumpkin family papers, 1821-1862 (bulk 1852-1857), box 1, folder 35, document jhl0035.

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