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Guide to the Robert McMillan Letter MSS.1955

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

April 2008

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2009-12-16T16:18-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

December 2009
Collection Title:

Robert McMillan Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.1955

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 letter, 1 page)

Dates:

1861

Abstract:

An 1861 letter to Governor Joseph E. Brown of Georgia from Robert McMillan discussing the organization of ten companies from Georgia, as well as copies of two additional letters written on the same piece of paper; one written by McMillan and the other by an unknown author, written to Senator Ira Foster.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a letter to Governor Joseph E. Brown of Georgia from Robert McMillan discussing the organization of ten companies from Georgia. Two additional letters are added to the first letter. One letter is also written by McMillan and discusses the need for guns for practice. The other is written by an unknown author and written to Senator Ira Foster. All letters are written on one piece of paper.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Faith White, 2007

Preferred Citation:

Robert McMillan Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

gift of Wade Hall, 2004

Biographical/Historical note

Robert McMillan was commanding colonel of Cobb's Brigade during the Civil War.

Letter Box SC0001 Folder 1955.1

Letter from Robert McMillan to Governor Joseph E. Brown, Georgia, August 12, 1861 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20612