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Anderson, James Patton 1822-1873.

 Person

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Sketch of General Anderson's life

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 0-4
Scope and Contents This sketch was written by General James Patton Anderson while at his home in Monticello, Florida, recuperating from a wound he had received on the evening of the 31st of August, 1864, while in command of his division at the battle of Jonesboro, Georgia, during the Civil War. The first ten pages of the sketch are written by Anderson himself and the last page contains additional information added by Etta Adair Anderson, his wife, and Margaret Bybee Anderson, their daughter. Written by the attorney that he was, the manuscript is concise, well-written, and five of the ten pages that he wrote contain valuable information about his experiences as an officer during the Civil War. In the...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1864