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Rice, Zachariah A.

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1822 - 1890

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Zachariah A. Rice correspondence and military commission

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS604
Scope and Content This collection contains 63 letters and Zachariah A. Rice’s military commission to the rank of Major. The letters were written mostly from Zachariah to his wife living in Atlanta, Georgia; however some of her replies are included. Rice primarily wrote from Camp Marion in Virginia, but other locations include Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia and Camp Randolph, North Carolina. He describes the life of an officer in the Confederate army, including living conditions and duties. He warns his wife...
Dates: 1861-1862