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Boatwright, John L.


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John L. Boatwright Letters, 1863 - 1864

 File — Box: 4273.002, Folder: 006
Scope and Contents This collection consists of twelve letters from Boatwright, an ordinance officer in the Confederate Army, stationed at Savannah, Georgia, to his wife in Columbia, South Carolina, although the letters suggest that the Boatwrights were from Virginia. The earliest letter is dated December 22, 1863, the last May 14, 1864. The contents are largely personal; Boatwright was deeply devoted to his wife and in virtually every letter states how much he misses her. The strain of separation was doubtless...
Dates: 1863 - 1864