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Catalog Number MS 297-01-01-01
Object Name Letter
Scope & Content This collection consists of a letter from the commissioned officers of the 49th Regiment to Col. W.H. Taylor, March 15, 1865, containing proposal to General Robert E. Lee that the regiment be permitted to include conscripted African American soldiers in its ranks. It is signed by the Regimental Officers and Captains. The collection also includes Mark Newman's letter of transmittal.

Creator Newman, Mark N., 1827-1906
Title Commissioned officers of the 49th Georgia Regiment to Col. W.H. Taylor. Near Petersburg, march 15, 1865
Copyrights Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Collection Confederate States of America Army, Georgia 49th Infantry Regiment letter
Subjects Confederate States of America. Army--African American troops
Confederate States of America. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 49th.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Letters (correspondence)
Newman, Mark N., 1827-1906
Taylor, Walter Herron, 1838-1916
People Newman, Mark N., 1827-1906
Taylor, Walter Herron, 1838-1916