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George Lewis Janney Civil War letters (Gift of Edward W. Wolford).

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2011.017

Scope and Contents

George Lewis Janney (August 16, 1841-June 18, 1915) Civil War letters. August 23, 1861-June 16, 1865. Written by George Lewis Janney, Indiana 36th Regiment, to friends and family. He was from Wheeling, Delaware County, Indiana. Written from Richmond; Camp Wayne; Camp Wickliff; University Hospital, Nashville, Tenn.; Camp 36th Ind. Murfreesboro, Tenn.; Camp 36th Ind., Georgia; Hospital No. 5, Nashville, Tenn.; Camp 36th Ind. near Atlanta, Ga.; Camp Cripple Creek, Tenn. December 18, 1864, has handwritten lyrics to ‘Just Before the Battle, Mother.’ 10 letters. Several on printed Civil War letterheads with flags, quotes, U. S. Christian Commission, etc. All on one sheet except August 22, 1864 letter on 2 sheets (8 pp.). Set of photocopies and genealogical note from donor in back of folder + copy of Aug. 15, 2011 letter to donor.

Dates

  • 1861-1864

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

Set of photocopies given to donor.
Title
George Lewis Janney Civil War letters (Gift of Edward W. Wolford).
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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