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1 Title:   Major W.S. Munday letters to Captain Isaac Shelby  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Munday, W. S.  
  Dates:   1863  
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The collection consists of two letters: dated Camp near Chattanooga, October 7, 1863, "Captain Isaac Shelby, Jr.," signed "W.S. Munday," regarding distribution of cattle and moving headquarters to Dalton, Georgia; dated Ringgold, September 22, 1863, to "Captain Isaac Shelby, Buckner Corps," signed "W.S. Munday," regarding Tunnel Hill, and lack of courier and horse.
 
  Identifier:   ms2387  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Miletus Tuttle letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Tuttle, Miletus  
  Dates:   1864  
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The collection consists of two letters written on Head Quarters, Co. B 111th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment letterhead: dated camp near Vinings bridge, July 1864, signed "Miletus Tuttle," regarding James B. McPherson's death, General John Bell Hood's command, and Jefferson Davis; dated Joe Holt Hospital, Jeffersonville, Indiana, November 1864, signed "Miletus Tuttle," regarding Tuttle's health, troops preparing to march, and rumors.
 
  Identifier:   ms2410  
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3 Title:   F. M. Goodwin letter to Susan Goodwin  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Goodwin, F. M.  
  Dates:   1864 July 13  
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The collection consists of a letter from F. M. Goodwin to his wife Susan, from camp near Campbellton, Georgia (now Douglasville, GA) on July 13, 1864. The letter describes their position and talks of Sherman's possible options regarding Atlanta. The letter continues on July 15th when he states things are quiet for the first time in two months.
 
  Identifier:   ms1008  
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4 Title:   Confederate manuscript collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Confederate States of America  
  Dates:   1861-1864  
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The collection consists of three letters: dated Wasala, Georgia, November 29, 1863, "to Mr. Harless," signed "Elijah Carley," mentioning Generals Hardee and Bragg, losing troops and prisoners, and hopes of pursuing Yankees across the Tennessee River; dated Crawfordville, Georgia, January 17, 1864, "Dear Linton," signed "Alexander Stephens," regarding going to Richmond; dated Headquarters, Cavalry Corps, Covington, August 8, 1864, to "Captain," signed "Joseph Wheeler, Major General," regarding Generals Iverson and Allen, foraging for food, and the need for horse shoes. The collection also includes Georgia Confederacy enlistment papers for M.H. Wright of Newman, Georgia, dated March 6, 1861.
 
  Identifier:   ms2121  
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5 Title:   Horace Park letter to J.S. McBeth  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Park, Horace  
  Dates:   1864 August 2  
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The collection consists of one letter regarding the death of General McPherson, men killed and taken prisoner, and wagons captured between Atlanta and Macon.
 
  Identifier:   ms2386  
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6 Title:   Charles A. James Martin family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Martin, Charles A. James  
  Dates:   1864  
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The collection consists of correspondence from Civil War soldiers Charles A.J. Martin, James K. Polk Martin, and probable cousin H.L.G. Whitaker, while serving in the 29th Georgia Infantry Regiment in 1864. Letters are mostly written during the Atlanta Campaign, except for one, from James Polk while he was in a hospital in Alabama. The letters contain some comments on fighting, but the soldiers mainly discuss their fears of dying and concern for friends and family in the war and at home. Typed transcriptions are available for most of the letters.
 
  Identifier:   ms2738  
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7 Title:   The Great Locomotive Chase scrapbook  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1948-1956  
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The collection consists of one dis-bound scrapbook with materials pertaining to the 1956 filming of The Great Locomotive Chase by Walt Disney Productions. Includes newspaper clippings, photographs, crew sheets, programs, invitations, and correspondence. Materials relate to the filming done in Rabun County, Georgia using the Tallulah Falls Railway and to the premier held at Lowe's Grand Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia sponsored by the Georgia Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs.
 
  Identifier:   ms2763  
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8 Title:   Asa A. Winn papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Winn, Asa A.  
  Dates:   1862-1867  
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The collection consists of three letters: dated Camp near Goose Creek, Louden County, September 5, 1862, to Charles J. Winn, Watkinsville, Georgia, regarding marching and battles; dated Athens, August 7, 1865, introducing "a good clerk Asa Winn who visits Atlanta with the object of getting into business ..."; dated Atlanta, Georgia, July 16, 1867, "To whom it may concern," regarding A. A. Winn. The collection also contains a "A. A. WINN" stencil plate.
 
  Identifier:   ms3594  
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9 Title:   General William Tecumseh Sherman to Brigadier General George Henry Thomas  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891  
  Dates:   1864 May 30  
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A three-page letter from General William Tecumseh Sherman to Brig. General George Henry Thomas from the field north of Atlanta, Georgia on May 30, 1864. Sherman describes the proposed positioning of Union troops led by Thomas and McPherson prior to the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain.
 
  Identifier:   ms1279  
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10 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  
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11 Title:   Vincent F. Trago papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Trago, Vincent F.  
  Dates:   1864, 1900-1904  
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The collection consists of a diary kept by Vincent F. Trago during his services with Company I of the 15th Ohio Infantry Regiment in 1864. Trago describes actions during the Atlanta Campaign, trading with Confederate soldiers at Kennesaw during a lull in battle, and casualties and burials at Pickett's Mill, Georgia. Some diary entries may have been written by Hugh L. Long, of the same unit. The collection also contains papers relating to reunions of the 15th Ohio dating 1900-1904.
 
  Identifier:   ms2404  
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12 Title:   George A. Cunningham family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cunningham family  
  Dates:   1849-1874  
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The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between George A. Cunningham and his wife Mary (Mollie), documenting Cunningham's service with Company K of the 3rd Regiment Georgia State Reserves in South Carolina and Georgia including information on the battles at Broxton's Bridge and River's Bridge (S.C.), casualties, troop movements, and the evacuation of Savannah (Ga.). They also discuss his participation in the fighting in Macon, Camp Lawton, Milledgeville and Augusta and in South Carolina from Coosahatchee, Broxton's Bridge, all in the period of 1862 to 1865. There is discussion of health problems, money, the fighting, the supplies he sends to his family and what crops she should plant. Mollie's letters discuss activities of the Confederate Government, Union attacks on civilians, and Sherman's march through Georgia. The collection also contains a few letters from Mollie's brother J.M. Bullard discussing farming, family news, and disease. Eleven letters from 1874 are to George Ernest Cunningham while he was a student at the University of Georgia. Other items in the collection are photographs of Mary A. E. Johnson Cunningham and George Cunningham, reproduced from the included tin-type; a state of Georgia 25 cent note; a 33-page soft-bound book Address Delivered at the Unveiling of Confederate Monument, Thomaston, GA, May 1909 with Upson County rosters of soldiers. One item, a CSA circular was removed and catalogued as Confederate Imprint CR 1225.
 
  Identifier:   ms2679  
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13 Title:   Joseph Mackey Brown papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brown, Julius L., 1848-1910  
  Dates:   1865-1930  
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The collection consists of the papers of John Mackey Brown from 1865-1930. Consists mostly of correspondence regarding the publication of his book on the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain; official correspondence relating to his service on the Railroad Commission of Georgia; correspondence regarding the gubernatorial races of 1908 and 1911; and letters and documents relating to family lawsuits over the estate of his father, Joseph Emerson Brown. The collection also contains two letter books (1894-1895, 1908-1910) of Julius Lewis Brown pertaining to personal and business matters.
 
  Identifier:   ms27  
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14 Title:   Cornelius C. Platter Civil War diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Platter, Cornelius C.  
  Dates:   1864-1865  
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The collection consists of a Civil War diary of Lt. (later Capt.) Cornelius C. Platter from November 1864-April 1865. Platter's diary details Sherman's march through Georgia from Rome to Savannah and the march north through the Carolinas. He gives dates, times, and lengths of marches; describes the weather, locale, scenery, and food as well as orders, rumors, positions, troop moral, and administrative duties. The diary includes a description of the burning of Columbia, South Carolina, the news of the Confederate surrender, and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
 
  Identifier:   ms967  
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15 Title:   Cyrena Bailey Stone diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stone, Cyrena Bailey, 1830-1868  
  Dates:   1864  
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The collection consists of a diary belonging to Cyrena Bailey Stone, written from January-July 1864, includes descriptive accounts of life in the South during the Civil War, slaves reaction to the Emancipation Proclamation and the probable fall of the Confederacy, prices for food and clothing, visits to prisons and hospitals, preparations of fortifications, shellings and cannonadings, falsified reports in Southern newspapers, diatribes towards leaders of the Confederacy especially Howell Cobb and Jefferson Davis, the fall of towns such as Tunnel Hill, Dalton, and Resaca (Ga.), and the evacuation of Atlanta.
 
  Identifier:   ms1000  
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16 Title:   Rhind, Stokes, Gardner letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Rhind family  
  Dates:   1824-1889  
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The collection consists of correspondence of the Rhind, Stokes, and Gardner families from 1824-1889. The bulk of the collection contains correspondence addressed to Margaret Rhind Stokes of Augusta, then Louisville, Georgia. Letters are from her father, James Rhind, while working in Savannah, Georgia; sisters, Liza Rose and Susan Barrett; brother, William Montgomery Rhind, while serving in Virginia; and husband, William Anthony Stokes, while serving in and near Atlanta, Georgia, and then Savannah. The collection also includes correspondence from Brig. Gen. William M. Gardner to William Montgomery Rhind; and a letter from Alfred M. Hobby in San Antonio, Texas, which discusses life in the southwest.
 
  Identifier:   ms1356  
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17 Title:   Francis Marion Coker papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Coker, Francis Marion, 1827-1905  
  Dates:   1861-1866  
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The collection consists mainly of detailed correspondence from Francis Marion Coker to his wife, Sarah Alice Reid Coker (Sallie Coker), during his service as a Confederate soldier from 1861-1865. Includes descriptions of camp life, prices, food, clothing, marches, sickness, and foreign intervention. Describes the Seven Days Battle before Richmond and discusses camp politics, conduct of officers and doctors. Comments on fighting around Fredericksburg and the battlefield, Petersburg, Sherman and the march through Georgia. Also contains some correspondence from Sallie Coker to Francis Coker and a few business letters.
 
  Identifier:   ms15  
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18 Title:   Robert Goodwin Mitchell papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Mitchell, Robert Goodwin, 1843-1926  
  Dates:   1833-1885  
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The collection consists of correspondence between Mitchell and Nettie Fondren during his service with the 29th Georgia Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. Mitchell served mainly in Georgia and along the coast. His letters describe the evacuation of Savannah (Ga.), the battle of Chickamauga (Ga.), the siege of Chattanooga (Tenn.), and the Atlanta Campaign. Nettie's letters, many written from the Lucy Cobb Institute (Athens, Ga.), describe life during the Civil War and news of family and friends. The collection also contains correspondence from other family members or friends, photographs, and a scrapbook containing clippings pertaining to the lives of Robert and Nettie after the war.
 
  Identifier:   ms2212  
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19 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  
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20 Title:   Banks family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Banks family  
  Dates:   1818-1923  
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The collection consists of papers of the Banks family of Elbert and Muscogee Counties, Georgia from 1818-1923. The collection minutely includes indentures and legal documents, but it consists mainly of correspondence between family members. Early letters are addressed to John Banks and concern business activities. Most of the Civil War correspondence is addressed to either Sarah Lucy or John Banks and primarily includes letters from Willis Dunston and Daniel Watkins with a few from George Young and Richard Eugene; all part of the 39th Alabama Infantry Regiment. The letters describe battles and fighting at Falls Church, Virginia; Chattanooga, Tennessee; Lookout Mountain, Tybee Island, and the retreat from Atlanta, Georgia. Other topics discussed include troop movements, marches, causalities, problems with deserters, and the lack of supplies. Some letters also discuss farm management during the war, financial problems, and cotton sales. After the death of Willis Dunston, Daniel Watkins, and Richard Eugene in 1864 the correspondence (1864-1865) consists of letters of condolence to John Banks. Later correspondence (1870-1923 with gaps) contains letters to E.A. (Elbert Augustine) Banks in New York City, mainly from G.J. (Gideon James) Peacock concerning family news, cotton sales, farm management, and land sales in Georgia. Other correspondents include Edward Sims Banks and Susan Martha Banks.
 
  Identifier:   ms1571  
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