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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1914.001.00012
Date September 28, 1863
Scope & Content Letter from Samuel Jones to Brigadier General John S. Williams, September 28, 1863

Physical Appearance: The letter is from Jones to Brig. Gen. John S. Williams, dated September 28, 1863. Writing from Carter's Depot, Tennessee, Jones emphasizes that he needs correct information from the cavalry to determine the enemy to his front. He believes the force consists of cavalry, mounted infantry, and "disloyal Tennesseans" that cannot be forced to fight. The letter is in three (3) pieces, along with an additional piece: "Gen. Sam Jones Writing." 1 pp.
People Jones, Samuel
Williams, John S.
Search Terms Reconnaissance
Subjects Military intelligence
Military leadership
Military officers
Military personnel
Military reconnaissance
Leaders, Military
Command of troops