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Catalog Number 2010.29.10
Title Letter describing Burning of Hampton
Collection General Collection
Object Type Letter
Date July 2, 1861
Description/Scope & Content Letter written by George S. Jones, Captain Co. B 2nd Ga. Battalion, to Mr. A. McCallie of Macon, Ga. concerning a fire at his home in Georgia. The letter is dated July 2, 1861 and dispatched from Sewells Point. In the letter he mentions "a picket sentinel just from the beach reports the town of Hampton in flames tonight at 10 o'clock."
Extent of Description 1 sheet
People Jones, George S.
Topics Civil War
Burning of Hampton (1861)
Place Names District08--Downtown
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