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Object Name LETTER, ORIGINAL
Catalog Number CML-CP.2
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date 1863
Scope & Content Brigadier General Carnot Posey to Jane White Posey, June 27, 1863

Physical Appearance: June 27, 1863 - Carnot [Posey] at Camp , Franklin Co[unty] near Chambersburg, P[ennsylvani]a, to "My dear Wife" [Jane White Posey], Woodville, Mississippi - Informs her that the army is now in Pennsylvania. Comments on the fine condition of the army. Is confident over the army's progress in enemy territory. Advises her to continue to send his mail to Richmond. Signed, "Carnot" 1 page, glued to heavy matboard. >>The envelope is glued to the bottom margin of the letter and the matboard. It contains two blue-green Jefferson Davis five-cent stamps (cancelled with X's) and is addressed to - "Mrs. Carnot Posey / Woodville / Mississippi."
Archival History Posey's letter to his wife Jane was formerly located in the MC 3 M-634c files.
People Posey, Jane White
Posey, Carnot
Search Terms Gettysburg Campaign
Subjects CML MISCELLANEOUS
women