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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number CML-MSC.18
Date 1863
Scope & Content Letter: Major General Simon B. Buckner to Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton, March 30, 1863

Physical Appearance: March 30, 1863 - H[ea]d Q[uarte]rs, Dep[artmen]t of the Gulf, Mobile, Ala[bama] - letter from S[imon] B[olivar] Buckner to Lieut[enant] Gen[era]l J[ohn] C. Pemberton, com[man]d[in]g Dep[artmen]t [of] Miss[issippi] & E[ast] L[ouisian]a, [Jackson, Mississippi] - Buckner sends this letter with guards accompanying a prisoner named Lemley, along with a suspicious looking pass to Jackson, where said prisoner states he has family. Buckner notes that the prisoner refused to take the Confederate oath of allegiance.

Signed "S. B. Buckner" Maj[or] Gen[era]l.
Creator Buckner, Simon B.
Archival History This letter was formerly located in the MC 3 Georgia Room papers, G-403h files.
People Buckner, Simon Bolivar
Pemberton, John Clifford
Search Terms Jackson, Mississippi
Mobile, Alabama
Subjects Prisoners
Prisoners of war