Ira H. Foster Letter 1865

Descriptive Summary

Title
Ira H. Foster Letter 1865
Creator
Foster, Ira H.
Extent
1 item (1 leaf); 27 cm.
Subjects
Sherman's march to the Sea
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Brown, Joseph E., (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894
Lee, G. M.
Finding Aid Author
Staff
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Single item collection consisting of a Civil War letter, dated April 25, 1865. The letter was written by Ira H. Foster in Atlanta, to Colonel G.M. Lee. This document asks Lee, an aide-de-camp to Governor Brown, to go to Macon, and secure supplies for people devastated by Sherman's March to the Seas and the burning of Atlanta. Ira Foster was a Union Quartermaster General in Georgia.