About the Digital Collection
Predominently letters concerning military affairs regarding the Civil War, discussing fortifications, the port of Pensacola, health in the army (including measles), the Army of Tennessee, a court martial, and Confederate government pottery factories. Correspondents include Eliza Brooks Ellis (his wife), Jefferson Davis, Patrick Cleburne, Samuel Cooper, and James A. Seddon.
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