University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Jarrette Law Letters, 1862



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Law, Jarrette
Title: Law, Jarrette, Letters
Dates: 1862
Abstract: The Jarrette Law Letters, 1862, comprise transcriptions of a letter from his wife in Springdale, Louisiana, and his response. Law writes about the life conditions at Fort Pillow, Tennessee, where he was stationed, while his wife talks about the family and social life back at Springdale, Louisiana.
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Extent: 2 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Jarrette Law served as a volunteer during the Secession War in the Captain Q.J. Jordon Company, 12th Regiment, Louisiana, as a volunteer. He died around May 1862 at Fort Pillow, Tennessee, where he was stationed.


Scope and Contents

The Jarrette Law Letters, 1862, comprise transcriptions of a letter from his wife in Springdale, Louisiana, and his response. Law writes about the life conditions at Fort Pillow, Tennessee, where he was stationed, while his wife talks about the family and social life back at Springdale, Louisiana.


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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Law, Jarrette--Archives
Subjects
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects
Genre/Form
Correspondence
Places
Fort Pillow (Tenn.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jarrette Law Letters, 1862, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Inventory

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2E313 Correspondence, March 28-April 28, 1862