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Rhind, Stokes, Gardner letters

Rhind, Stokes, Gardner letters

Descriptive Summary

Title: Rhind, Stokes, Gardner letters
Creator: Rhind family
Inclusive Dates: 1824-1889
Language: English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms1356
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence of the Rhind, Stokes, and Gardner families from 1824-1889. The bulk of the collection contains correspondence addressed to Margaret Rhind Stokes of Augusta, then Louisville, Georgia. Letters are from her father, James Rhind, while working in Savannah, Georgia; sisters, Liza Rose and Susan Barrett; brother, William Montgomery Rhind, while serving in Virginia; and husband, William Anthony Stokes, while serving in and near Atlanta, Georgia, and then Savannah. The collection also includes correspondence from Brig. Gen. William M. Gardner to William Montgomery Rhind; and a letter from Alfred M. Hobby in San Antonio, Texas, which discusses life in the southwest.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rhind, Stokes, Gardner letters, ms 1356, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Atlanta (Ga.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
Gardner family -- Correspondence
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
Georgia -- Social life and customs.
Louisville (Ga.)
Rhind family -- Correspondence
Savannah (Ga.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Soldiers -- Georgia.
Stokes family -- Correspondence
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials in this repository: Rhind / Stokes family papers, ms 1305.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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