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1 Title:   Cobb's Legion requisitions  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Confederate States of America. Army. Cobb's Legion. Cavalry Battalion  
  Dates:   1861 October 18-31  
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The collection consists of four requisitions submitted for Company B of Cobb's legion while stationed at Camp Marion near Yorktown, Virginia. Supplies listed include cookware, tools for winter quarters, and forage for horses. Each document is signed by Captain Benjamin C. Yancey
 
  Identifier:   ms3887  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Confederate States of America Georgia military rosters and pay vouchers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   1861-1878  
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The collection consists of muster rolls and pay vouchers relating to enrollment in the Confederate States of America military service during the American Civil War. In almost all cases the units are from Georgia, with most relating to Cobb's Legion and the Athens area. Includes muster rolls, pay vouchers, authorizations, and settlements.
 
  Identifier:   ms1246  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Thomas Reade Rootes (T.R.R.) Cobb papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cobb, Thomas Reade Rootes, 1823-1862  
  Dates:   1852-1862  
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The collection consists of papers of Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb from 1852-1862. Consists primarily of typescript copies of letters to his wife, Marian Lumpkin Cobb (1860-1862) while commanding Cobb's Legion. The letters discuss Cobb's participation in the Seven Days' Battle, the Battle of Antietam, and the Battle of 2nd Bull Run; and his attitude toward the events and personalities he encountered during his military career.
 
  Identifier:   ms448  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Howell Cobb family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cobb family  
  Dates:   1824-1888  
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The collection consists of receipts of General Howell Cobb and correspondence of the Cobb family of Athens, Georgia, from 1824-1888. Several letters from Harry L. Flash to Howell Cobb pertain to the sale of the MACON TELEGRAPH. Two letters of particular interest: dated Richmond, July 24, 1861, "Dear Wife," signed "Howell Cobb," regarding battle and people killed in battle; dated Athens, June 15, 1861, "Dear Brother," signed "Thomas R. R. Cobb," regarding formation of a legion. Correspondence after 1868 mainly regards Mary Ann Cobb and social life in Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms1367  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Oliver Hillhouse Prince family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Prince family  
  Dates:   1785-1919  
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The collection consists of papers pertaining to the family and decedents of the Oliver Hillhouse Prince from 1785-1919. A considerable number of documents focus on Oliver Hillhouse Prince, Jr., including his interest in the genealogy of the Prince family and documents relating to his service in Cobb's Legion during the Civil War. Correspondence is written by or addressed to Abraham Baldwin, Mrs. Martha Price, Martha J. Jackson, Dr. H. Jackson, and John B. Lamar. Of particular interest is a parody of a court case at the Honorable Mouse-Owlry court, in Bibb County, where Billy Beeswax of Honey Comb Hall is petitioning that Peter Pushroot pays him the 400 bushels of potatoes he is owed. The collection also includes wills of Oliver H. Prince, Henry Jackson, Joseph Webber; and a scrapbook containing mostly printed pictures and newspaper clippings relating to Georgia political matters and deaths of Prince family members and notable Athenians.
 
  Identifier:   ms141  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   William Gaston Deloney family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Deloney, William Gaston, -1863  
  Dates:   1829-1915  
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The collection consists of the papers of the William Gaston Deloney family from 1829-1915. Includes genealogy, land grants, correspondence, legal documents, and newspaper clippings. The bulk of the collection falls between the years 1861-1863 and consists of correspondence between Colonel Deloney and his wife, Rosa, in Athens (Ga.) while he served in Cobb's Legion during the Civil War. Fighting mainly in Virginia, he writes of the Peninsular Campaign and the Battle of Brandy Station (1862) and the Battle of Chancellorsville (1863). The collection also includes genealogical material on the Deloney, Huguenin, and Baker families collected by Gordan C. Carson of Savannah, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms184  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   Erwin James Eldridge letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Eldridge, Erwin James, 1833-1902  
  Dates:   1860-1865  
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The collection consists of letters between Dr. E. J. Eldridge and his wife, Emma, while he served as a surgeon with the 16th Georgia Infantry Regiment and later with Cobb's Legion from 1861-1865. His letters tell of his duties and they often give descriptions of battles, including Fredericksburg in Virginia, and the Atlanta Campaign (1864). Emma's letters discuss family and political issues.
 
  Identifier:   ms2925  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 Title:   David Crenshaw Barrow Sr. family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Barrow family  
  Dates:   1817-1915  
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The collection consists of papers of the David Crenshaw Barrow Sr. family of Lexington, Oglethorpe County, Georgia from 1817-1915. The papers include mainly correspondence, financial records, and diaries. The earliest records consist mostly of receipts and accounts of David Crenshaw Barrow, Sr. and Middleton Pope. The bulk of the correspondence (1850-1883) is between Barrow and his children David Crenshaw Barrow, Jr.; Ella Patience Barrow (Spalding); James Barrow; Lucy M. Barrow (Cobb); Middleton Pope Barrow; and Thomas A. Barrow. Some of James Barrow's correspondence was written while a cadet at West Point and then later during the Civil War serving first in Cobb's Legion in Virginia and later in the 64th Georgia Infantry Regiment in Florida. There is also an interesting set of correspondence (ca. 1850-1868) to Barrow from overseers at his plantations in Oglethorpe and Decatur Counties, Georgia; letters relating to his investment in a Florida salt works during the Civil War; and letters from John H. Lumpkin and William McKinley regarding the secession of Georgia. The collection also includes diaries (1851-1852, 1856-1858, 1876, 1879) of David Crenshaw Barrow, Sr. mostly detailing farm and family life and diaries (1868, 1875) of Clara E. Barrow discussing school and social activities.
 
  Identifier:   ms69  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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