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1 Title:   William J. Dickey family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Dickey, William J., 1828-  
  Dates:   1820-1881  
The collection consists of letters from the Dickey and Reynolds brothers to Anna or William Dickey, and other family papers. The letters begin in 1861 on the Georgia coast as the soldiers go from Brunswick, Sapelo Island, Darien, and Savannah, and write from such places as Fort Tattnall, Mackay's Point, Fort Jackson, Causten's Bluff, Camp Millen and Camp Palmyra, and mention the firing on Fort Pulaski in April 1862. The letters describe details of the battles, health of the soldiers, camp life, and concern for families and farms at home.
  Identifier:   ms3414  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Thomas A. Woodham papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Woodham, Thomas Augustus, -1862  
  Dates:   1840-1881  
The collection consists of letters written by Thomas Woodham to his wife and family from Petersburg, Stanton, Gordonville, Lynchburg, and Winchester, Virginia. Correspondences describe hardships the soldiers endure, sickness, battles, and Woodham's strong desire to come home. The collection also includes financial papers mainly concerning Nancy Caroline Woodham and the Lunsford family. Papers include promissory notes, receipts, and indentures from 1840-1881.
  Identifier:   ms3435  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Jordan-Burnett papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Burnett, Eugene Paul  
  Dates:   1860-1950  
The collection consists of letters, cartes-de-visite (most unidentified), biographical information on Rachel Gunby Jordan and Eugene P. Burnett, printed material, Confederate money, clippings, and locks of hair. The main portion of the collection consists of letters written to Delia D. Jordan in Sparta, Georgia, from her fiance Eugene Paul Burnett during the Civil War. His letters describe daily camp life, his duties as Inspector General, and details of battles as he moved through South Carolina, Florida, Virginia, and North Carolina. There are also letters from Delia's brothers, William Franklin Jordan, Robert Pierpont Jordan, and George Gunby Jordan. Also in the collection is a photograph of General Robert E. Lee and an Augusta newspaper, Daily Constitutionalist, from July 3, 1862. The newspaper contains descriptions of the current battles and lists of wounded men, including W.F. Jordan.
  Identifier:   ms2937  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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