Search Results

Map of Savannah, Georgia, and Vicinity

Description: Map illustrating the Confederate forces distributed around Savannah, Georgia. Rivers, forts, and railroads are shown. 1 inch = 5 miles.
Date: 1901
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress, Janurary 15, 1864]

Description: Letter from M. C. (Maud) Fentress to her family regarding the loss of a package of letters that were being brought to her by Captain Hawood and her worries because she has not heard from her son David. Her area has not experience raids for several months, but she expects that to change. She writes about the taking of "Savanah" (Savannah, Georgia). She says that the former slaves continue to leave to join up with the Yankees. She sends an update on family and friends, where they are, what they are doing and their health.
Date: January 15, 1864
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections