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Collection Number: 00910-z

Collection Title: John George Walker Papers, 1862-1866.

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This collection was processed with support from the sponsorship of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1990-1993.

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Size About 24 items
Abstract John George Walker (1822-1893) of Missouri was a major general in the Confederate Army. The collection includes chiefly official correspondence received by Major General Walker concerning military operations in Louisiana, and letters from Edward Porter Alexander in 1866 concerning Albert G. Meyer's military signal system. The military correspondence includes a letter from Stonewall Jackson, 1862; letters concerning strength and movements of federal forces, 1863-1864; and news of the situation at Vicksburg, Miss., 1864.
Creator Walker, John George, 1822-1893.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the John George Walker Papers, #910-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
All or part of this collection is available on microfilm.
Acquisitions Information
1944
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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John George Walker (1822-1893) of Missouri was a major general in the Confederate Army.

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The collection includes chiefly official correspondence received by Confederate Major General Walker of Missouri concerning military operations in Louisiana, and letters from Edward Porter Alexander in 1866 concerning Albert G. Meyer's military signal system. The military correspondence includes a letter from Stonewall Jackson, 1862; letters concerning strength and movements of federal forces, 1863-1864; and news of the situation at Vicksburg, Miss., 1864.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Jordan, February 2011

This collection was processed with support from the sponsorship of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1990-1993.

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