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1 Title:   George M. Hanvey papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hanvey, George M.  
  Dates:   1858-1865, 1880-1889  
The collection consists of papers of George M. Hanvey. Papers from 1858-1865 relate to Hanvey's service as captain of the Newnan Guards, later known as Company A of the 1st Georgia Infantry Regiment, including letters regarding its organization; a letter to South Carolina Governor G. W. Gist offering their services should South Carolina secede; a note from Governor Joseph E. Brown instructing Hanvey to rendezvous at Macon, Georgia on March 20, 1861; a letter to General Braxton Bragg desiring to attach his company to the Artillery at Warrington, Florida; a muster roll of the Newnan Guards; a circular from Harvey to W.L. Beadle regarding the bombardment of Ft. Sumter; and Harvey's oath of allegiance. Papers dating 1880-1889 contain letters with reminiscences of company members to be read at the reunion of the Newnan Guards.
  Identifier:   ms494  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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