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Colonel John T. Lockman Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2784

This collection consists of a single letter from Colonel John T. Lockman of the 119th New York Infantry to Edward Dewitt in New York, N.Y. The letter, written in diary form, is address from near Marietta, Ga. and postmarked from Nashville, Tenn. It chronicles the activities of Lockman's unit from June 22-July 6, 1864.

Dates

  • 1864

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of a single letter from Colonel John T. Lockman of the 119th New York Infantry to Edward Dewitt in New York, N.Y. The letter, written in diary form, is addressed from near Marietta, Ga. and postmarked from Nashville, Tenn. It chronicles the activities of Lockman's unit from June 22-July 6, 1864.

Biographical/Historical Note

John Thomas Lockman was born on September 26th, 1834 in New York County. He enlisted as a Lieutenant Colonel and later attained the rank of Colonel in the 119th New York Infantry. Lockman died on September 27th, 1912, and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in Bronx County, New York.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection was purchased by the Special Collections Library on March 11, 2006.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480