A Guide to the Jarrette Law Letters, 1862
Jarrette Law served as a volunteer during the Secession War in the Captain Q.J. Jordon Company, 12th Regiment, Louisiana, as a volunteer. He died around May 1862 at Fort Pillow, Tennessee, where he was stationed.
The Jarrette Law Letters, 1862, comprise transcriptions of a letter from his wife in Springdale, Louisiana, and his response. Law writes about the life conditions at Fort Pillow, Tennessee, where he was stationed, while his wife talks about the family and social life back at Springdale, Louisiana.
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Jarrette Law Letters, 1862, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
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