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Letter: Camp Marion, [Virginia] to Callie [King], 1861 Nov. 6

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Type: Letters (correspondence) | Text
Creator: Cobb, Thomas Read Rootes, 1823-1862
Title: Letter: Camp Marion, [Virginia] to Callie [King], 1861 Nov. 6
Date: 1861 Nov. 6
Description: Letter dated November 6, 1861 from Thomas Read Rootes Cobb, lawyer, Confederate officer, founder of the Lucy Cobb Institute, and Marion Lumpkin Cobb's husband, to Callie Lumpkin King, wife of Porter King and Marion's sister. Cobb, at the time a colonel, thanks King for the blue socks she sent him and he writes about his feelings about the war, his promise to meet the enemy if ever they come into Georgia, and his life at Camp Marion, Virginia.

Document ID: jhl0035.

Digital image and encoded transcription of an original manuscript, scanned, transcribed and encoded by the Digital Library of Georgia in 2001, as part of GALILEO.

Subjects: Confederate States of America. Army--Officers | Confederate States of America. Army--Military life | Confederate States of America. Army. Cavalry. Cobb's Legion. | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | King, Callie, 1826-1905 | United States | Confederate States of America | Camp Marion (Va.)
Contributors: Hargrett Library | Alexander Campbell King Law Library
Online Publisher: Athens, Ga. : Digital Library of Georgia, 2001
Original Material: Manuscript held by the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Joseph Henry Lumpkin family papers, 1821-1862 (bulk 1852-1857), box 1, folder 35, document jhl0035.
Rights and Usage: This work is the property of the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching, and personal use as long as this statement of availability is included in the text.

Cite as: [title of item], Joseph Henry Lumpkin family papers, 1821-1862 (bulk 1852-1857) , , presented in the Digital Library of Georgia

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Related Institutions: Digital Library of Georgia
Hargrett Library
Alexander Campbell King Law Library
Collection Information: Joseph Henry Lumpkin Family Papers