Author: Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885
Robert Toombs, letters to Julia Ann DuBose Toombs
About the Digitized Version
Repository: Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries
About the letters: The collection consists of correspondence from Robert Toombs to his wife, Julia Ann DuBose Toombs in Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia from 1850-1867. During 1850-1859 his letters come from Washington, D.C. while he served in the U.S. Senate. During the Civil War, he wrote from Virginia (1862) and Atlanta, Georgia (1864). Following the war, letters are written from Paris (1866-67) while he was in exile. The correspondence generally discusses current events; his land holdings in South Georgia, Alabama, and Texas; people; other soldiers; and his wish to be with his wife and family. (About the archival collection)
Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Toombs, Julia Ann, 1830-1883.
- Confederate States of America. Army.
- Legislators--United States.
- Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
- Generals--Confederate States of America.
- Wilkes County (Ga.)
- United States--Politics and government--1849-1861.
- Washington (Ga.)
- Georgia--Politics and government--1775-1865.
- Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
- Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
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