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Samuel L. Roe family papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS715f
Scope and Content This collection consists primarily of letters written by Samuel L. Roe and C.W.G. Roe while the brothers were serving in Company H, 15th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, during the United States Civil War. The letters describe troop movements; weather conditions; rations; the lack of adequate shoes, clothing, and pay; and other details regarding living and battle conditions during the war. Of particular interest are comments in the letters about taking "Yankee" prisoners, religious...

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  • Names: Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 X
  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate X