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1 Title:   William H. Mickle correspondence  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Mickle, William H., 1839-1922  
  Dates:   1864-1865  
The collection consists of twenty letters, written by Union soldier William H. Mickle to his wife Oleavia and other family members. These letters were written in the summer of 1864 during the Atlanta Campaign, primarily while Mickle was stationed near Marietta. Throughout the summer of 1864 Mickle continued writing through the battles around Atlanta then across the state and into Savannah that December. His writings tell of the progress of the campaign, discussing key figures and locations such as General Joseph Hooker, the Battle of Rocky Face Ridge, and the entrance into Savannah. Health, family, and personal matters are also addressed.
  Identifier:   ms3827  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Farish C. Chandler family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Chandler, Farish C., Sr.  
  Dates:   1784-1918  
The collection consists of mimeograph copies of information regarding the life of Sarah Gilliam Williamson during the Revolutionary War and letters from Col. F.C. Chandler concerning his service in World War I. There are letters from Fort Collins, France, Chattanooga (Tennessee), Bristol (Virginia), and from his active service with the American Expeditionary Force and the British Expeditionary Force. Also included is a DVD recording of a 64th anniversary celebration of D-Day in Normandy, France. F. C. Chandler, Jr. attended the ceremony as a guest of the United States Air Force.
  Identifier:   ms3415  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Paschal family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Paschal, Jesse Lee, 1891-1974  
  Dates:   1932-1974  
Contains materials pertaining to the lives of the Paschal family members, namely Jesse, Renza, and Marjorie Paschal. Much of the collection covers both Renza and Marjorie's time in the army during WWII, including correspondence and memorabilia. Many of the legal documents pertain to Jesse Paschal's time as sheriff of Eatonton from the 1930s-1950s, including legal issues pertaining to prisoners in Putnam County and letters sent to Sheriff Paschal from concerned Eatonton citizens.
  Identifier:   ms4107  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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