Finding aid for the Camp Dick Garnett Letterbook

MUM01766

PURL

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Summary Information

Repository
University of Mississippi Libraries
Creator
Robert, Joseph C.
Title
Camp Dick Garnett Letterbook
Date
5 March-23 April 1864
General Physical Description note
1 box (0.5 linear feet)
Location:
General Special Collections
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.

Preferred Citation

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

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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.

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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.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries 

Access Restrictions

The Camp Dick Garnett Letterbook is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.

Acquisition Information

Received from Edward W. Robert, October 2010

Processing Information

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

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."

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Related Materials

Resources at the University of Mississippi

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

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Confederate States of America

Format(s)

  • letter books

Geographic Name(s)

  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Equipment and supplies

Subject(s)

  • Military deserters
  • Prisoners of war

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Collection Inventory

Letterbook, 5 March-23 April 1864