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De Renne Confederate States of America collection

De Renne Confederate States of America collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: De Renne Confederate States of America collection
Creator: Alexander, Edward Porter, 1835-1910
Creator: Hardee, William Joseph, 1815-1873
Creator: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883
Inclusive Dates: 1844-1915
Bulk Dates: 1860-1880
Language: English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 47 folders
Collection Number: ms1135
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of miscellaneous correspondences and photographs collected by the De Renne family that pertain to a variety of individuals who were active participants in the cause of the Confederacy. The collection includes some correspondence written during the civil war, but the majority is letters of reminiscence and anecdotes from the post-war period. Correspondences are from: Edward Porter Alexander, William J. Hardee, Benjamin Harvey Hill, James Longstreet, Alexander Hamilton Stephens, and Robert Toombs.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

De Renne Confederate States of America collection, ms 1135. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Confederate States of America
Correspondence.
Lawyers -- Georgia -- Correspondence.
Legislators -- Correspondence.
Plantation owners -- Georgia.
Politicians -- Georgia -- Correspondence.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Edward Porter Alexander letters, 1877, 1884
 
12John B. Baldwin letter, 1871
 
13John A. Campbell letter, 1862
 
14Charles Conrad letter, 1884
 
15W.D. Corse letter, 1876
 
16George Davis letter and photograph, 1887
 
17Varina Davis letter
 
18James Flowers receipt for payment, 1864
 
19Walter Gwynn letter, 1865
 
110William J. Hardee letter, 1873
 
111Isham G. Harris letter and clipping, 1887
 
112B.H. Helair letter, 1863
 
113Benjamin Harvey Hill letter, 1874
 
114Henry Rootes Jackson signed photograph and engraving, 1892
 
114ARobert M. T. Hunter letter, 1868
 
115Eppa Hunton letter
 
116Bradley T. Johnson letter, 1871
 
117E. A. Johnson letter, 1861
 
118Joseph E. Johnson letter
 
119Catesby AP R. Jones letter, 1862
 
120Samuel Jones letter
 
121Del Kemper letter, 1870
 
122James H. Lane letter, 1876
 
123G. W. C. Lee letter, 1871
 
124Mildred Lee letters and obituary (photocopy), 1905, undated
 
125Stephen D. Lee letter, 1876
 
126James Longstreet letter, 1882
 
127William Porcher Miles letter, 1870
 
128John T. Morgan letter, 1877
 
129W. N. Pendleton letter
 
130J. Perkins letter, 1870
 
131John H. Reagan letter, 1883
 
132James A. Seddens letter, 1864
 
133Raphael Semmes signature
 
134Receipt for Female Slave, Shelby, North Carolina , 1863
 
135Robert H. Smith letter, 1875
 
136William Smith letters, 1871, 1880
 
137Alexander H. Stephens letter, 1869
 
138William B. Taliaferro letter, 1861
 
139M. Jeff Thompson letter, 1866
 
140Robert Toombs letters, 1856, undated
 
141A. J. Vaughan letter, 1888
 
142E. C. Walthall letter, 1896
 
143Edward Willis letter, 1863
 
144Henry A. Wise letters, 1844, 1882
 
145Joseph Wheeler photograph (cabinet card), 1915
 
146Members of President's Staff--page from book, circa 1861-1864