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Jas. F. Fletcher Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3411

Jas. F. Fletcher Jr. wrote this letter to Major E. S. Burford in Dalton, Georgia on April 26, 1864. It refers to a number of affidavits (not included) documenting a black mare that was stolen from his property by Federal soldiers.

Dates

  • 1864 April 23

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

Jas. F. Fletcher Jr. wrote this letter to Major E. S. Burford in Dalton, Georgia on April 26, 1864. It refers to a number of affidavits (not included) documenting a black mare that was stolen from his property by Federal soldiers.

Biographical/Historical Note

James F. Fletcher enlisted in Company C of the 45th Tennessee Infantry Regiment (CSA) on November 4, 1862. He deserted on January 19, 1865 and took his Oath of Allegiance in Nashville, Tennessee on February 1 of the same year. After his discharge, Fletcher returned to his home in Rutherford County, Tennessee.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Special Collections purchased this letter in February of 2010.

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