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1 Title:   Berry Benson diaries  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Benson, Berry, 1843-1923  
  Dates:   1861-1865, circa 1910  
The collection consists of two diaries of Berry Benson from 1861-1865. Benson writes about the battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia; his capture in Spotsylvania, Virginia; imprisonment and escape from Elmira Prison, New York; and other events in Maryland and Georgia. People Benson mentions include Blackwood "Bob" Benson, Frank Champion, Mike Duffy, and General Bradley Johnson. The collection also includes a manuscript written by Benson entitled "A Confederate Sergeant's Adventures."
  Identifier:   ms326  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Stone family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stone family  
  Dates:   1847-1912  
The collection consists of correspondence, a diary, writings, and other papers of Robert G. Stone, who was a Confederate soldier with Company K, 15th Georgia Infantry; together with land plats and indentures to property in Hancock and Washington Counties, Ga.; and other ephemera such as Stone's C. S. A. cuff link and medals. Stone's few letters and diary entries follow his service from 1860 through 1865, when he surrendered at Appomattox Court House shortly before General Lee's surrender. Stone left Sparta, Georgia in 1860 and served in battles at Chattanooga, Richmond, Antietam, 2nd Manassas, Sharpsburg, Appomattox Courthouse, etc. His activities were recorded on a bible cover which is part of this collection.
  Identifier:   ms2815  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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