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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number CML-ARL.1a
Date May 4, 1861
Scope & Content Brigadier General Alexander Robert Lawton Papers

Physical Appearance: Miscellaneous letters, orders, and telegram belonging to Brigadier General Alexander Robert Lawton:

a) May 4, 1861 - Letter from F. S. Bartow at Montgomery, [Alabama], to "My dear [Alexander Robert] Lawton, Savannah, [Georgia] - Informs Lawton that he has forwarded a letter from the War Department, ordering Lawton to take charge of the Georgia coastal defenses from Florida to South Carolina lines. Discusses preparations for the coming war. Signed, "F. S. Bartow"
Creator Bartow, Francis Stebbins
Archival History These documents pertaining to Alexander Robert Lawton and/or his wife were formerly located in the MC 3 George Room letterbook.
People Bartow, Francis Stebbins
Lawton, Alexander Robert
Search Terms Coastal Defenses
Georgia's Coastal Defenses
South Carolina
War Department of Confederate States
Subjects Military leadership
Military maneuvers
Military mobilizations