Papers of Giles Buckner Cooke, 1861-1885.


Cooke, Giles Buckner. Papers of Giles Buckner Cooke, 1861-1885.

Papers of Giles Buckner Cooke, 1861-1885.

The collection contains Cooke's Civil War diaries, 1861 April 17 thorugh 1865 April 13. The collection also contains two diplomas; an appointment; a pass, 1865 April 10, issued by General Grant's headquarters; 4 letters from Robert E. Lee, 1865-1869; one letter from Mrs. Lee, 1870; and 4 letters from P.G.T. Beauregard, 1873-1885.

2 microfilm reels : positive ; 35 mm.

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