Mrs. Earl Tooker Collection

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Flood, John H.
Mrs. Earl Tooker collection
0.1 Cubic feet , 1 folder

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan."

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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.

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Scope and Contents note

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

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections April 1967

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Revision Description

 added biographical note October 2012

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

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

Conditions Governing Use

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

Custodial History

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

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Confederate States of America. Army.


  • Letters (correspondence)

Geographic Name(s)

  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863

Personal Name(s)

  • Grant, Ulysses S., (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
  • Tooker, Earl, Mrs.

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Collection Inventory


Letter 1863