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Mrs. Earl Tooker collection

Identifier: c-00332

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one letter, dated July 14, 1863, written by a Confederate soldier, John Flood, Company H, 47th Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, to his mother in Woodstock, Georgia. He discusses the fall of Vicksburg and Grant's siege of Jackson, Mississippi.

A photocopy of the letter is also included.

The letter has been transcribed, scanned and placed online at


  • Creation: 1863

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Biographical Note

John H. Flood of Glynn County, Georgia enlisted March 1862 as a private in Company H, Georgia 11th Infantry Battalion. He transferred to Company H, Georgia 47th Infantry Regiment on 12 May 1862 and mustered out on 26 April 1865 at Greensboro, North Carolina.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)

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Custodial History

Gift of Mrs. Earl Tooker, 1967-01-24. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Mrs. Earl Tooker Collection
4 Published And Cataloged
April 1967
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Script of description
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US