Manuscript Collection

Augustus Franks Correspondence - Accession 443 - M179 (220)

Title

Augustus Franks Correspondence - Accession 443 - M179 (220)

Authors

Augustus Franks

Files

Identifier

Accession 443 - M179 (220)

Inclusive Dates

1861-1863

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

52 pieces

Language

English

Historical Note

Augustus Franks was a Bavarian immigrant who served in the Confederate Army in the 7th Infantry Texas Co. D during the American Civil War.

Scope and Content Note

The Augustus Franks Correspondence consists of typed script copy of correspondence of Augustus Franks. Franks was a Bavarian immigrant who served in the Confederate Army and the letters pertain to his service in the 7th Infantry Texas Co. D and contain descriptions of living conditions, battles, hospitals, music, Union prisons and other aspects of a soldiers life.

Additional Notes

Photocopies

Provenance

The Augustus Franks Correspondence was given to the Archives by Father Gabriel Franks, Queen of Angels Church on February 2, 1982.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Augustus Franks Correspondence - Accession 443 - M179 (220)

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