1 folder (.05 cubic feet)
Collection is open for research.
This collection contains two letters written to Governor Joseph E. Brown by Thomas Holcombe, Mayor of Savannah during the Civil War. The letters discuss concerns over the defense of Savannah and the moving of men and equipment from Savannah to Charleston. The letters ask, "whether it is the intention of the military authorities to defend or surrender the City of Savannah."
[Item identification], Thomas Holcombe letters, MS 47, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
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Langdon Cheves papers, MS 144.
Edwin Rhodes diary, MS 1065.
Thomas Holcombe (1815-1885) was an alderman of Savannah, Georgia, 1841-1845. He served a term as Mayor of Savannah during the Civil War, 1862-1863.
Collection materials are in English.
Finding aid is available in repository.