Dr. Alex and Fanny Morgan Papers (1862-1865)

The Morgan letters are primarily from Alexander Morgan, a Confederate soldier, to his wife during the American Civil War. Additionally, one letter is written from Fanny in Mansfield, Louisiana to her cousin. The letters are written from a number of places, including Corinth, Mississippi; Greenville, Alabama; Mobile, Alabama; Tullahoma, Tennessee; Bridgeport, Alabama; Chattanooga, Tennessee; Marietta, Georgia; James Island, South Carolina; and Colleton, South Carolina. The bulk of the letters were written during Morgan’s time in Mobile and Bridgeport. The earliest letter is from April 9, 1862, and the latest is from January 29, 1865, with two undated portions of letters. The bulk of the letters are from 1863. All of the letters in this collection include a transcription.

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