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James Patton Anderson Papers

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 1965-003
Scope and Contents Photocopies of 11 manuscripts by and pertaining to General James Patton Anderson, Monticello, Jefferson County, Florida, Anderson, dated 1862-1865. Includes documents pertaining to his appointments as Brigadier General and later Major General, documents pertaining to his pardon, and personal letters. Includes two typwritten copies of "Sketch of General Anderson's Life" 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...
Dates: Created: 1862-1865

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...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1864

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