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1 Title:   Henry C. Wayne photograph  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1875 February 23  
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The collection consists of a boldly signed and dated photograph of General Henry C. Wayne taken in Savannah, Georgia. The photograph depicts a striking pose of the former commander of the Georgia Militia.
 
  Identifier:   ms2602  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Confederate generals and political leaders photographs  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1800-1900  
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The collection consists of photographs of Confederate generals and political leaders. Photographs are undated, and persons represented include the following: John Adams, Braxton Bragg, John C. Breckenridge, Admiral Franklin Buchanan, Samuel Cooper, Richard S. Ewell, John Buchanan Floyd, Nathan Bedford Forrest, Samuel Garland, Roger Weightman Hanson, A. P. Hill, Thomas J. Jackson, Albert Sidney Johnson, Ed Johnson, J. E. Johnston, Joe Johnston, Robert E. Lee, Wililam Henry Fitzhugh Lee, James Longstreet, Ben McCullough, John Bankhead Magruder, Humphrey Marshall, Dabney H. Mavry, Albert Pike, Bishop L. Polk, Sterling Price, Roger A. Pryor, Robert B. Rhett, Raphael Semmes, E. Kirby Smith, O. F. Strahl, J. E. B. Stuart, Jeff Thompson, Louis Trezevant Wigfall, John S. Williams, and Henry Alexander Wise.
 
  Identifier:   ms2747  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Lafayette McLaws letter to Isaac R. Pennypacker  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   McLaws, Lafayette, 1821-1897  
  Dates:   1886 June 25  
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The collection consists of a letter from Lafayette McLaws to Isaac R. Pennypacker, editor of the Weekly Press in Philadelphia, on June 25, 1886. The letter is a reply from McLaws to Pennypacker as to whether or not General Fitz-John Porter had received an order to advance at the Battle of Antietam. McLaws tells of his action to find such an order, what finding or not finding the order might mean, even years later. He includes some information regarding his movements in the battle as well.
 
  Identifier:   ms1005  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Alexander P. Stewart letter to Colonel Andrew J. Kellar  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stewart, Alexander Peter, 1821-1908  
  Dates:   1864 May 31  
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The collection consists of one letter: dated "In the field," Paulding County, Georgia, May 31, 1864, to "Colonel A. J. Kellar," signed "Alex. P. Stewart," regarding Stewart's desire for Kellar to join his staff, and General Johnston.
 
  Identifier:   ms1655  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 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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6 Title:   Robert Toombs letters to Julia Ann DuBois Toombs  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885  
  Dates:   1850-1867  
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The collection consists of correspondence from Robert Toombs to his wife, Julia Ann DuBois Toombs in Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia from 1850-1867. During 1850-1859 his letters come from Washington, D.C. while he served in the U.S. Senate. During the Civil War, he wrote from Virginia (1862) and Atlanta, Georgia (1864). Following the war, letters are written from Paris (1866-67) while he was in exile. The correspondence generally discusses current events; his land holdings in South Georgia, Alabama, and Texas; people; other soldiers; and his wish to be with his wife and family.
 
  Identifier:   ms1785  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   Robert Toombs papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885  
  Dates:   1850-1883, 1939  
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The collection consists of correspondence of Robert Toombs from 1850-1883. Toombs writes to Julia Ann Toombs while serving in the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C., and while serving in the Civil War. Correspondence concerns family matters with some political matters mentioned. Of particular interest are several letters from Alexander Stephens to Mrs. Toombs discussing political and family matters. The collection also includes letters to George Walker Crawford, and his son-in-law, Samuel W. Mays, regarding lands owned by Toombs in Tarrant County, Texas.
 
  Identifier:   ms618  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 Title:   Gustavus Woodson Smith papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, Gustavus Woodson, 1822-1896  
  Dates:   1858-1863  
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The papers of Gustavus Woodson Smith, 1858-1863, include correspondence with CSA President Jefferson Davis, often quarreling about army administration and strategy, appointment of staff, and his subsequent resignation as Major General. There is one letter to his wife Lucretia from New Kent County, Virginia, three reports with revisions on engagements at Eltham Landing and the Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks during the Peninsular Campaign in Virginia, and operations of the Georgia Militia near Atlanta during the 1864 Atlanta Campaign. Also included is an original battlefield map showing Smith's route through Virginia in the vicinity of Fairfax Court House (1861).
 
  Identifier:   ms848  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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9 Title:   John Brown Gordon family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Haralson, Hugh Anderson, 1805-1854  
  Dates:   circa 1841-1979  
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The collection consists of papers of John Brown Gordon and the Gordon family from ca. 1841-1979. Papers relating to John Brown Gordon include correspondence, writings, photographs, and scrapbooks. The correspondence (1861-1930) consists of letters written to his wife, Fanny Haralson Gordon, mainly while Gordon was serving in the Confederate Army in the states of Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland; letters (1864-1870) from Robert E. Lee; and correspondence to and from his family while he was serving as a United States Senator in Washington. Other Gordon family members represented in the papers include Hugh Haralson Gordon, Caroline Lewis Gordon, and Lewis Gordon. The collection contains an interesting set of letters (1941-1948) to and from Rev. John Dawson Gordon, whose parents were enslaved by, and later, servants of the Gordon family from 1854 until they moved to California in the 1890s. The collection also contains papers relating to the Haralson family, consisting mainly of correspondence (1841-1851) between Hugh A. Haralson, while serving in the U.S. Congress, and his wife, Caroline Lewis Haralson, and their daughters Elizabeth, Fanny, and Caroline. Mrs. Haralson's letters to her husband provide an indepth look at her management of their plantation in LaGrange, Troup County, Georgia, while her husband was away from home. The collection also contains genealogical materials relating to the Gordon, Haralson, Hodgson, Howard, and Lewis families.
 
  Identifier:   ms1637  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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