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

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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

Johnson Family Papers, Special Collections, Smith Library Center, Southwestern University. View the Finding Aid here.

Date

1861

Files

Johnson-1861-08-29-Montgomery.pdf

Citation

Female acquaintance of Lizzie Johnson's, “Letter to Lizzie Johnson posted from Montgomery, dated Aug. 29, 1861,” Digital Texas Heritage Resource Center , accessed January 20, 2020, https://texasheritage.omeka.net/items/show/11.

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