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William Jack papers

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: Jack, William
Title: William Jack papers
Dates: 1862-1865, undated
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet (one document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS925

Biographical/Historical Note

William Jack was a sergeant with the 20th Connecticut Volunteers, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps. The regiment changed to the 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division 20th Army Corps in June of 1864. Jack was from Thompsonville, Connecticut, and the letters he wrote were mailed to his family living there. Additional biographical information about William Jack has not been determined.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains forty-six letters regarding the Civil War. Each accompanied by a typed transcription. Included are a sixteen page letter describing the Battle of Chancellorsville, a hand drawn pencil sketch of camp, and letters regarding the Atlanta Campaign, particularly the Battle of Peachtree Creek.


Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.


Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)--History
Atlanta Campaign, 1864
Jack, William--Correspondence
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Jack papers, MSS 925, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1997


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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, reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.


Related Material

Transcriptions are included with letters.


Container List

 

Box

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11Introduction
 
2Letter, 1862 January 4
 
3Letter, 1862 September 17
 
4Letter, 1862 September 21
 
5Letter, 1862 November 24
 
6Letter, 1862 December 27
 
7Letter, December 1862
 
8Letter, 1963 January 15
 
9Letter, 1863 January 23
 
10Letter, February 1863
 
11Letter, 1863 March 6
 
12Letter, 1863 March 20
 
13Letter, 1863 April 26
 
14Letter, 1863 May 8
 
15Letter, 1863 May 16
 
16Letter, 1863 June 3
 
17Letter, 1863 June 12
 
18Letter, 1863 August 12
 
19Letter, 1863 August 17
 
20Letter, 1863 August 23
 
21Letter, 1863 September 19
 
22Letter, 1863 October 11
 
23Letter, November 1863
 
24Letter, 1863 November 6
 
25Letter, 1863 December 23
 
26Letter, 1864 April 2
 
27Letter, 1864 April 13
 
28Letter, 1864 April 16
 
29Letter, 1864 May 5
 
30Letter, 1864 May 20
 
31Letter, 1864 June 4
 
32Letter, 1864 July 10
 
33Letter, 1864 July 19
 
34Letter, 1864 July 24
 
35Letter, 1864 August 5
 
36Letter, undated
 
37Letter, 1864 August 22
 
38Letter, 1864 September 5
 
39Letter, 1864 September 5
 
40Letter, 1864 November 4
 
41Letter, 1864 November 27
 
42Letter, 1864 December 18
 
43Letter, 1865 January 15
 
44Letter, 1865 January 23
 
45Letter, 1865 January 28
 
46Letter, 1865 March 11
 
47Letter, 1865 March 27