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Guide to the Irenus Watson Landingham Collection, RG 552
Listed by: BFS
Date: April 28, 1980

Date Span: 1859-68

Scope / Content: Letters (1859-64) from Landingham to his mother and sister in Texas, including descriptions of the Battle of Jonesboro and the fall of Atlanta; copies of general orders and other documents (1862-65) from Hood's and later Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's headquarters, including the orders carrying out the surrender of the Army of Tennessee; and memorabilia (1859-1868).

Biographical Sketch: Landingham, an Alabama native, enlisted in Co. A, 5th Texas Infantry, in May 1861. He was detached to the staff of Gen. John B. Hood, where he served as a clerk throughout the war.



 

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