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Joseph Frederick Waring papers, 1853-1882.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Waring, Joseph Frederick, 1832?-1876.
Collection number: 1664-z
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Abstract: Confederate Army officer. Miscellaneous papers including a letter, 12 November 1863, from J. F. Waring of Savannah, Ga., to friend William Washington Gordon (1834- 1912) about his marriage and the progress of the war; diary, 1864-1865, of Lt. Col. Waring of the Jeff Davis Legion, chiefly while he was on court martial duty in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina; pamphlet, 1882, entitled “Relation of the Church to the Colored Race,” by Rev. Joseph Louis Tucker of Jackson, Miss.; and clippings, 1854-1867, chiefly from Savannah and Washington newspapers concerning pre-war sectional issues, military and political events during the war, and a justification of Henry Wirz’s actions at Andersonville prison.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: The collection includes a pamphlet entitled “Relation of the Church to the Colored Race,” by the Reverend Joseph Louis Tucker of Jackson, Mississippi (1882).