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1 Title:   Rattlesnake Confederate Steamship stock certificate  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Confederate States of America  
  Dates:   1862  
A photocopy of single $1,000 share certificate for the Confederate Steamship Rattlesnake, dated November 17, 1862, made out to F. A. Brake and signed by T. Harrison Baker.
  Identifier:   ms725  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Charles B. La Hatt family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   La Hatt, Charles Burdge, 1839-1908  
  Dates:   1861-1907  
The collection consists of correspondence, writings and printed material. The majority of the letters are between Charles La Hatt and his fiancée Annie 1861-1865. By February 20, 1865 they were married. Charles gives detailed descriptions of the camps around Savannah (Ga.) – Camp Ashby, Camp Boyle, Camp Jackson, and Camp Ogeechee. Although he was not involved in any battles, he describes some that occurred nearby: Fort McAllister (1863 January 26 and 1863 February 14), Fort Sumter (1863 April 14), and "Nashville" explosion (1863 March 1). Letters after the war are from parents and siblings and mention a desire to move from Georgia in hopes of improving their life. Writings include commencement sermons given by Charles at Methodist College of Georgia and later at other schools and churches between 1881 and 1893. Two oaths of amnesty are included with printed material.
  Identifier:   ms3778  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Francis Bickett letters to Isabella Bickett  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bickett, Francis  
  Dates:   1861-1865  
The collection consists of correspondence written by Francis Bickett to his wife Isabella, March 1861-New Year 1865. Correspondences are dated St. Martin and Camp Dennison, Ohio; Virginia, Vicksburg and Camp Sherman, Mississippi; Larkinsville, Alabama; Cleveland, Tennessee; and East Point, Vining's Station, and Savannah, Georgia. Bickett describes marches, battles, rumors, positions, campaigns, and "a blockade runner that came into port." Excerpt from a letter dated February 8, 1864: "I will not build battles in the air."
  Identifier:   ms3129  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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