A Guide to the Jonathan Harris Letter, 1864 Harris, Jonathan Letter Ms1989-065

A Guide to the Jonathan Harris Letter, 1864

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Collection Number Ms1989-065


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Collection Number
Jonathan Harris Letter, 1864
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Harris, Jonathan

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Scope and Content

Soldier in Company K, 17th Regiment of the North Carolina State Troops in the Civil War. Letter written July 21, 1864, from Greenville, North Carolina, to Major R. S. Tucker. Harris asks Tucker to use his influence with his commanding General to recommend him for the position of quartermaster in Washington, North Carolina, on account of failing health and his desire for an easy position.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865