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G. W. Harral Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3133

This collection consists of a letter from G. W. Harral, written in a Confederate camp near Bristol, Tennessee on April 6, 1864, to his friend James Looke. Harral discusses high morale among the troops, speculates as to where they will go, and expresses his desire to remain in touch with his friends.

Dates

  • 1864 April 6

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

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 letter from G. W. Harral, written in a Confederate camp near Bristol, Tennessee on April 6, 1864, to his friend James Looke. Harral discusses high morale among the troops, speculates as to where they will go, and expresses his desire to remain in touch with his friends.

Biographical/Historical Note

George Harral was was born in Georgia. When the Civil War broke out, he was living in Wilcox County with his wife and child and working as a farmer. He enlisted in Company H of the 10th Georgia Volunteer Infantry as a private on May 20, 1861. He apparently returned to his family in Georgia after the war.

Researchers should note that Harral's last name may also be spelled Harrell or Harrel in some records.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection was purchased by Special Collections.

Repository Details

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

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