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Byron D. Paddock letter, 1864

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Type: Letters (correspondence> | Text
Title: Byron D. Paddock letter, 1864
Date: 1864
Description: The collection consists of one soldier's letter, dated 1864 from Atlanta, concerning military life in the Civil War, what he is doing, and where his unit (Battery F, 1st Michigan) is moving. While the intended recipient is vague, he appears to be writing a woman named Hattie. There is also an acquisition description of the letter in this collection. It provides a partial transcript of some of the letter.

Byron D. Paddock "from Coldwater, Mich., served in Battery F, 1st Michigan Light Artillery, as quartermaster sergeant, second and first lieutenant, and captain, and was discharged April 6, 1865."-- "Michigan in the Civil War." http://bentley.umich.edu/research/guides/civilwar (Retrieved June 30, 2009)

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.

Subjects: Paddock, Byron D. | United States. Army. Michigan Artillery Regiment, 1st (1861-1865). Battery F | United States. Army | Soldiers--Georgia--Correspondence | Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Georgia
Contributors: Hargrett Library
Online Publisher: [Athens, Ga.] : Digital Library of Georgia in association with the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 2012
Original Material: Byron D. Paddock letter, MS 2409. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.
Rights and Usage: Cite as: Byron D. Paddock letter, MS 2409. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries, as presented in the Digital Library of Georgia.
Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/harg/turningpoint/id:harg2409-001-001

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