Letter to Lizzie Johnson posted from Montgomery, dated Aug. 29, 1861

Item

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/32304/archive/files/5fb9b7452255df680bcca6a493fa7fbc.pdf

Dublin Core

Title

Letter to Lizzie Johnson posted from Montgomery, dated Aug. 29, 1861

Description

This letter to Lizzie Johnson references the onset of the Civil War (1861-65). The writer expresses surprise that "so dark a cloud would bespread the political horizon of our beloved country. Several companies from near here have left for war."

Creator

Female acquaintance of Lizzie Johnson's

Source

<p>Johnson Family Papers, Special Collections, Smith Library Center, Southwestern University. View the Finding Aid <a href="http://www.southwestern.edu/infoservices/departments/specialcollections/finding-aids/Johnson.html" target="_blank">here</a>.</p>

Date

1861

Citation

Female acquaintance of Lizzie Johnson's, “Letter to Lizzie Johnson posted from Montgomery, dated Aug. 29, 1861,” Southwestern University Special Collections, accessed July 18, 2024, https://suspeccoll.southwestern.edu/items/show/1317.