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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1925.072.00022a-b
Date August 1862
Scope & Content Two Letters from A. C. Cummings to Brigadier General Richard B. Garnett, August 5 & 7, 1862

Physical Appearance: Two letters:

1925.072.00022a. August 5, 1862 - A. C. Cummings at Abingdon, Virginia, to Gen[era]l [Richard Brooke Garnett] - Acknowledges receipt of his letter with the charges and specifications. States that he has been ill but can testify by the 10th. Note that he has not received a summons and thinks it would be better to receive one than show up voluntarily. Advises him to get judge advocate to issue the summons. Signed "A. C. Cummings" 2 pp. Marks: "G-387 M" at upper left corner. A photocopy of letter is available.

1925.072.00022b. August 7, 1862 - A. C. Cummings at Abingdon [Virginia], to "My dear Sir" [Brigadier General Richard Brooke Garnett] - Brief note where he mentions having an abscess on his arm muscles and one of his children being ill. Thinks he can travel in a few days if Garnetts deems his presence necessary. Signed "A. C. Cummings" 1 page. Marks: "G 387" at upper left corner. A photocopy of letter is available.
Archival History Cummings' letters were formerly located in the MC 3 G-387 files. They were transferred to CML Collection / Garnett in August 2002.

In PastPerfect, record labeled as "CML-RBG.22". In folder, labeled as "CML-RBG.22(a,b)."
People Garnett, Richard Brooke
Cummings, Arthur C.
Subjects Ill persons
Military leadership
Military officers
Military personnel