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Edwin L.B. Estes letter to W.L.A. Estes, 1864 February 9

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Type: Letters (correspondence) | Text | Text
Creator: Estes, Edwin L. B.
Reasons, G. M.
Title: Edwin L.B. Estes letter to W.L.A. Estes, 1864 February 9
Date: 1864 Feb. 9
Description: The collection consists of a letter from Edwin L.B. Estes and G.B. Reasons, soldiers in the Confederate Army stationed at a camp at Rome, Georgia, to Estes' father W.L.A. Estes on February 9, 1864. The letters discusses Reasons' reaction to the Emancipation Proclamation, his desire to get his wife out of Tennessee, treatment of female citizens by the Union Army, and his promotion possibilities.

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

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.

The Estes referred to in this letter may be members of the Estes family of Northern Alabama or Tennessee.

Subjects: Estes, W. L. A. | Confederate States of America. Army | Soldiers--Tennessee | Tennessee | Rome (Ga.) | Floyd County (Ga.)
Contributors: Hargrett Library
Online Publisher: [Athens, Ga.] : Digital Library of Georgia in association with the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 2012
Original Material: Edwin L.B. Estes letter to W.L.A. Estes, MS 1691. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
Rights and Usage: Cite as: Edwin L.B. Estes letter to W.L.A. Estes, MS 1691. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries, as presented in the Digital Library of Georgia.
Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/harg/turningpoint/id:harg1691-001-001

Related Institutions: Digital Library of Georgia
Georgia Historical Society
Atlanta History Center
Hargrett Library
Collection Information: America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia