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General J. G. Foster letter to Lt. General James Longstreet, January 7, 1864; and to Mrs. Amos Brinney, February 24, 1864. (Civil War)

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1998.001

Scope and Contents

Letter from Maj. Gen. Cmdg. J. G. Foster, Headquarters, Department of the Ohio, Knoxville, E.T., to Lieut. James Longstreet, Comdg. Confederate Forces in East Tennessee. January 7, 1864. ALS 2 pp. (1 pc.) Re: Lincoln’s broadside re: amnesty to Confederate soldiers who desert to the Union. Rare letter from a Union general to a Confederate General. + J.G. Foster, Balt., Md., to Mrs. Amos Brinney. February 24, 1864. ALS 1 p. Re: complying with her request for a copy of his January 7 letter to General Longstreet.

Dates

  • 1864

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 folder

General

Mrs. Amos Brinney collected Civil War letters; her collection was broken up and sold.

Title
General J. G. Foster letter to Lt. General James Longstreet, January 7, 1864; and to Mrs. Amos Brinney, February 24, 1864. (Civil War)
Language of description
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Script of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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