Letter from James Ormond to Henry Ward Beecher
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Letter from James Ormond to Henry Ward Beecher

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Ormond, James
Title: Letter from James Ormond to Henry Ward Beecher
Dates: 1876
Quantity: 1.0 Folder
Identification: ahc.MSS261f

Scope and Content Note

This typed transcription of a letter from James Ormond of Atlanta, Georgia to Reverend Henry Ward Beecher is dated January 24, 1876 and is entitled "The Secret of Andersonville". The letter is a rebuttal to an article Beecher wrote in the Christian Union regarding the conditions at Andersonville prison in Georgia.


Index Terms

Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887
Prisoners of war--Georgia--Andersonville.
Prisons--Georgia--Andersonville.

Existence and Location of Originals note

The repository holding the original documents in this collection has not been determined. The Kenan Research Center owns a typed transcription only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Letter from James Ormond to Henry Ward Beecher, MSS 261f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center


Restrictions

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.


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1Letter, 1876