Slaughter-Murray Papers

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January 21, 1863

Title

January 21, 1863

Subject

Letter from R.C. Morgan, AAG, to Lt Jas. P. Smith ADC, HQ 2nd Army Corps, dated 21JAN1863, HQ A.P. Hill's Light Div. Encloses $10,448.60 in contributions which, added to that of 14th and 45th GA already turned over to Mr. Slaughter, made a total of $11,817.60 for Fredericksburg. In ink on a blue sheet, stained, with damage along folds.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - EMINENT FIGURE ASSOCIATION: Smith, J.P.
UNIT ASSOCIATION: 2nd VA Infantry; 14th and 45th GA Infantry


-Information provided by the courtesy of the National Park Service

Description

H[ead Qrs] A.P. Hill's
Light Division
Jany 21st 1863

Lieut.

I have the honor to transmit herewith the amount subscribed by the Light Division for the benefit of the Fredericksburg Sufferers, amounting to Ten thousand, four hundred and forty eight dollars & sixty cents. ($10,448 60/100).

The subscription of the 14th and 15th Georgia Regts (Thomas' Brigade) was handed in to Mr. Slaughter by Reg Commanders, amount Thirteen Hundred & Sixty nine dollars ($1369) which added to the amount herewith, will be Eleven thousand, eight hundred & seventeen dolls. & sixty cents ($11,817 60/100) the amount subscribed by this Division.

Very Respectfully
your Obd. Servant
R.C. Morgan
A A. Genl

Lieut Jas P. Smith
A.D.C.
Hd Qts. 2nd Army Corps

-Transcript provided by the courtesy of the National Park Service. Additions bracketed.

Creator

R. C. Morgan

Date

January 21, 1863

Files

Collection

Citation

R. C. Morgan, “January 21, 1863,” Slaughter-Murray Papers, accessed July 21, 2024, http://slaughtermurray.umwhistory.org/items/show/83.