A Guide to the John B. Ray Letters, 1861-1864
During the Civil War, John B. Ray (d. 1864) served as a soldier in the Confederate Army.
The John B. Ray Letters, 1861-1864, document Ray’s experiences serving in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Letters are primarily written to family members and discuss familial affairs, conditions within the army, and marching throughout Louisiana and Arkansas.
This collection is open for research use.
John B. Ray Letters, 1861-1864, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
Detailed Description of the Papers