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Type: Correspondence | Text
Title: Correspondence and typescripts
Date: 1863
Description: The letters, dated 1856 to 1863, are to Thomas Washington Atkins from his family, friends, and fellow soldiers. Early family letters mention health, social events,and political views, especially regarding secession. War-time letters mostly concern the health and situations of family and friends. Later war-time letters often show weariness at the loss of life and continuation of the war. The following soldiers exchanged letters with Atkins: William Parks Phillips, Samuel P. Shaw, John L. Giles, Fleming Parks, C. B. Bledsoe, Samuel D. Nutt, William C. Nutt, Lewis O. Niles, and brother-in-law Nehemiah G. Andrews.

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: Atkins family | Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Georgia
Contributors: Hargrett Library
Online Publisher: [Athens, Ga.] : Digital Library of Georgia in association with the Hargrett Library, 2012
Original Material: Box 1 Folder 6, Atkins family papers. MS 3710. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the University of Georgia Libraries.
Rights and Usage: Cite as: Atkins family papers. MS 3710. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the University of Georgia Libraries.
Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/harg/turningpoint/id:harg3710-001-006

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