John W. Hodnett Letters, 1861-1863

The Hodnetts had a large farm in the Long Cane District of Troup County, Georgia. At the time of the 1860 Census, John W. Hodnett (b. ca. 1830) resided in the household of his parents, William Hodnett (b. VA ca. 1796) and Caroline Hodnett (b. VA ca. 1810). John W. Hodnett served as a private in Co. K, 13th Georgia Infantry, and his service records indicate that died in Virginia on November 24, 1862 (cause of death not reported).This small collection consists of five letters written by John to various family members and one letter written by his brother, T. J. Hodnett, who also served in Co. K. The Hodnetts were a large family and several other brothers served in the Confederate Army.

David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Duke University


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ID Letter Date Author Recipient From To
8317 Hodnett1 November 7, 1861 John W. Hodnett Mary Hodnett WV Troup County, GA
8318 Hodnett2 January 16, 1862 John W. Hodnett William F. Hodnett Savannah, Chatham County, GA Troup County, GA
8319 Hodnett3 January 20, 1862 John W. Hodnett Benjamin F. Hodnett Chatham County, GA Troup County, GA
8320 Hodnett4 May 13, 1862 John W. Hodnett Mary Hodnett Savannah, Chatham County, GA Troup County, GA
8321 Hodnett5 July 13, 1862 John W. Hodnett Mary Hodnett Richmond, VA Troup County, GA
8322 Hodnett6 July 18, 1863 T. J. Hodnett William F. Hodnett Darkesville, Berkeley County, VA Troup County, GA

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