Hugh Black Civil War letters
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Hugh Black Civil War letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Black, Hugh
Title: Hugh Black Civil War letters
Dates: July 1864
Quantity: 1.0 Folder
Identification: ahc.MSS31f

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains photo copies of two letters written by Hugh Black, a soldier in the Confederate army, to his wife. He writes about how he feels it is impossible for the Confederates to hold the city and how Atlanta will fall to the enemy in a short time. The date of the photocopies is unknown.

Index Terms

Atlanta Campaign, 1864
Black, Hugh--Correspondence
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives

Existence and Location of Originals

Original copies of letters in this collection are held at Florida State University Special Collections.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Hugh Black Civil War letters, MSS 31f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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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