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Finding Aid for the Camp Dick Garnett Letterbook (MUM01766)

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Finding Aid for the Camp Dick Garnett Letterbook



Descriptive Summary

PURL: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM01766/
Title: Camp Dick Garnett Letterbook
Dates: 5 March-23 April 1864
Collector: Robert, Joseph C.
Physical Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear feet)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM01766
Location: General Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Abstract: The letterbook contains letters from Confederate Army Lieutenant and Assistant Adjutant General Joseph C. Robert and his colleague, Colonel Edward Dillon, written from Camp Dick Garnett in the District of South West Mississippi and East Louisiana in 1864.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Received from Edward W. Robert, October 2010

Processing Information

Collection processed by Jennifer Ford. Finding aid encoded by Kathryn Michaelis, April 2012.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.

Alternative Formats

This letterbook has been digitized and uploaded to the University of Mississippi's online Civil War Archive. The item can be accessed by choosing "Camp Dick Garnett Letterbook" from the drop-down menu under "Browse By Original Collection."


Subject Terms

Confederate States of America
Military deserters
Prisoners of war
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Equipment and supplies
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865


Formats

letter books


Historical Note

Confederate Army Lieutenant and Assistant Adjutant General Joseph C. Robert and his colleague, Colonel Edward Dillon, were headquartered at Camp Dick Garnett in the District of South West Mississippi and East Louisiana in 1864.


Scope and Content Note

The letterbook contains letters from Confederate Army Lieutenant and Assistant Adjutant General Joseph C. Robert and his colleague, Colonel Edward Dillon, written from Camp Dick Garnett in the District of South West Mississippi and East Louisiana. Letters deal with prisoner exchanges, deserters, and conditions at the camp, including the procurement of supplies. The officers addressed include Major G.W. Holt, Lieutenant Colonel Carter, Major Coleman, Captain J.H. Jones, and others.


User Information

Preferred Citation

Camp Dick Garnett Letterbook, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

The Camp Dick Garnett Letterbook is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

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Related Material

Resources at the University of Mississippi

For more Civil War-related collections, see the Archives and Special Collections' Civil War Subject Guide.


Container List

Letterbook, 5 March-23 April 1864

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