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Columbus Guard. to Paul J. Semmes

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00715.09.02 Author/Creator: Columbus Guard. Place Written: Columbus, Georgia Type: Letter signed Date: 15 November 1860 Pagination: 2 p. ; 20 x 26.7 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00715.09.02 Author/Creator: Columbus Guard. Place Written: Columbus, Georgia Type: Letter signed Date: 15 November 1860 Pagination: 2 p. ; 20 x 26.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Encloses a copy of the "Southern Guard" (see GLC 715.09.01) a publication of the proceeds of a meeting held at Temperance Hall on 13 November. Announces that Semmes has been appointed commander. Ask that Semmes accept this proposition. Signed all in one hand by James M. Rupell, F. G. Wilkins, W.R. Turman, Thomas J. Nicholls, and G.W. Atkinson as members of the Columbus Guard.

Background Information:

People: Semmes, Paul Jones, 1815-1863

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: MilitiaMilitary HistoryCivil WarConfederate General or LeaderConfederate States of America

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