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Private Alexander B. Wynn Civil War Letters (MC 188) - Columbus State University

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Private Alexander B. Wynn Civil War Letters (MC 188)

Biography

Alexander B. Wynn was born in 1842. According to the 1860 census his mother was Rebecca, born in about 1816, and his sisters were named Melinda, Martha, Mary and Narcissa. His home in 1850 and 1860 was Allens, Warren County, Georgia. He served as a private in the Civil War in Company B, 48th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A. He died in a Richmond,Virginia hospital on July 13, 1862.

Scope and Content

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This collection consists of 17 original letters of Private Alexander B. Wynn dated from 1861 to July 1862, and written to various members of his family. The last one was dated July 11, 1862, two days before he died.

Also included in this collection is a family tree of Emily Helene Meier and George Samuel Rhodes, family of the donor.

Provenance

This collection was donated on March 26, 2003 by Mary V. Blackman of Columbus, Georgia.

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Alexander B. Wynn Civil War Letters must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives. Use of the following creditl line for publication or exhibit is required: Private Alexander B. Wynn Civil War Letters, MC 188 Columbus State University Archives Columbus, Georgia 31907

Box and Items List

Box 1

  • Folder 1: A. B. Wynn To Rebecca Wynn. April 28,1861?
  • Folder 2: Alexander B. Wynn to Sister. Feb 27,1862
  • Folder 3: Alexander B. Wynn to J.A.Reynolds. Feb 28,1862
  • Folder 4: A. B. Wynn to Rebecca Wynn. Mar 10, 1862
  • Folder 5: A. B. Wynn to Rebecca Wynn. Mar. 27, 1862
  • Folder 6: A. B. Wynn to Rebecca Wynn and brother. Mar. 23, 1862
  • Folder 7: A. B. Wynn to Rebecca Wynn. April 8, 1862
  • Folder 8 : Alexander Wynn to sister. Apr. 20 1862
  • Folder 9: A. B. Wynn to Sister. Apr 6, 1862
  • Folder 10: A. B. Wynn to Rebecca Wynn and Sister. May 11 and 16, 1862
  • Folder 11: A. B. Wynn to Rebecca Wynn. May 19, 1862
  • Folder 12: A. B. Wynn to Rebecca Wynn. June 4, 1862
  • Folder 13: A. B. Wynn to Rebecca Wynn. June 18,1862
  • Folder 14: A. B. Wynn to Rebecca Wynn. July 11, 1862
  • Folder 15: Meier/Rhodes family tree
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