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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1914.001.00003
Date February 15, 1862
Scope & Content Letter from Col. George T. Anderson to Brig. Gen. Samuel Jones, Centreville,VA, February 15, 1862

Physical Appearance: Letter dated February 15, 1862 from Colonel George T. Anderson at Headquarters, near Centreville, Virginia, to Brigadier General Samuel Jones. Anderson, of the 11th Georgia Infantry, brings his former commander up-to-date in this three-page letter. He states that the troops remain in a "state of glorious uncertainty" as to a fight, but furloughs have been cancelled. Anderson observes that General Robert Toombs thinks Anderson's chances for promotion look good. <> In middle margni: "Head Quarters, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, A. P. Centreville, February 15th, 1862. General T. Anderson. 3 pp. on 1 legal sheet.
People Jones, Samuel
Anderson, George Thomas (Tige)
Toombs, Robert Augustus
Search Terms Promotion
Subjects Military leadership
Military life
Military officers