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Ira H. Foster Letter 1865

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Title

Ira H. Foster Letter

Date

1865

Repository

Kentucky Historical Society. Special Collections & Archives. Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-1931

Conditions Governing Access note

Access at KHS only. Use microfilm, transcriptions or images when available.

For microfilmed copies see Clift number(s): 0306

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Ira H. Foster Letter, 97SC90,Library Special Collections and Archives, Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort.

Extent

1 item (1 leaf); 27 cm.

Scope and Content

Single item collection consisting of a Civil War letter, dated April 25, 1865. The letter was written by Ira H. Foster in Atlanta, to Colonel G.M. Lee. This document asks Lee, an aide-de-camp to Governor Brown, to go to Macon, and secure supplies for people devastated by Sherman's March to the Seas and the burning of Atlanta. Ira Foster was a Union Quartermaster General in Georgia.

Arrangement: Correspondence is arranged chronologically.

Subjects

  • Sherman's march to the Sea
  • Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • Brown, Joseph E., (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894
  • Lee, G. M.

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