John S. Holland Civil War letter
Collection number: ahc.MSS161f
Scope and Content
This collection consists of John S. Holland's letter to Dr. William Farell. In it, Holland writes about the Army of Tennessee's march to Nashville, Tennessee, and subsequent delay outside the city. He describes the Federal attack on their position on December 15, 1864, and the cause of the rout on the next day. He also writes about retiring to winter quarters.
- 1864 January 20
- Holland, John S. (Person)
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John S. Holland was an ordnance sergeant in the Confederate Army of Tennessee, serving in Van Den Corput's Light Artillery Company. He was captured in the fall of Vicksburg, Mississippi, on July 4, 1863, and quickly paroled. He returned to his post of ordnance sergeant. Additional biographical information about John S. Holland has not been determined.
America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia received support from a Digitizing Historical Records grant awarded to the Atlanta History Center, Georgia Historical Society, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Digital Library of Georgia by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
This collection was re-processed in 2012.
- John S. Holland Civil War letter
- Paul Crater
- June 2012
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- Finding aid is written in English.