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A. G. Franklin Letter to Dr. Jesse Snodgrass

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3928

Collection contains a three page handwritten letter and envelope to Dr. Jesse Snodgrass from A. G. Franklin. The letter was written on July 22, 1864, and sent from Knoxville, Tennessee to Snodgrass, a surgeon for the Union Army, who was stationed in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates

  • 1864 July 22

Language of Materials

English.

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 (1 folder)

Overview

Collection contains a three page handwritten letter and envelope to Dr. Jesse Snodgrass from A. G. Franklin. The letter was written on July 22, 1864, and sent from Knoxville, Tennessee to Snodgrass, a surgeon for the Union Army, who was stationed in Atlanta, Georgia.

Biographical / Historical

Jesse Snodgrass was born on June 7, 1841, in New Concord, Ohio. Snodgrass served the Union Army as an assisstant surgeon in the American Civil War under the 23rd Army Corps, 3rd Division, 1st Brigade, 8th Tennessee Volunteer Regiment. He enlisted on August 8, 1863, and was mustered out on June 30, 1865. Snodgrass returned to Ohio after the war and began practicing medicine in Kenton. Snodgrass died in Kenton on December 8, 1917.

No biographical information available for A. G. Franklin.

Arrangement

This collection is in one folder.

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