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1 Title:   Robert Dudley Frazer letter  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Frazer, Robert Dudley  
  Dates:   1864 July 26  
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The collection consists of one letter: dated Ward no. 64, Officers Hospital, Griffin, Georgia, July 26, 1864, "Dear Madam," signed "Robert Dly Frazer," regarding the crippling injury J. Harvey endured in battle on July 22. Frazer describes the battle leading up to the injury in great detail.
 
  Identifier:   ms3505  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   J. J. Toon letter  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Toon, Joshua J.  
  Dates:   1864 November 30  
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The collection consists of one letter: dated Atlanta, Georgia, November 30, 1864, "To Genl W. P. Howard," signed "J. J. Toon," regarding the damage to Atlanta after its destruction and burning at the hands of "Yankee soldiers."
 
  Identifier:   ms3506  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Civil War diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1864-1865  
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The collection consists of a loose diary (eight pages) written by an unidentified Michigan soldier fighting in Georgia during the Civil War in the winter of 1864-1865.
 
  Identifier:   ms3580  
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4 Title:   Daniel N. Speer letter to his wife  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Speer, Daniel N.  
  Dates:   1862 January 26  
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The collection consists of one letter: dated Pulaski House, Savannah, Georgia, January 26, 1862, "My devoted wife," signed "Daniel N. Speer," regarding daily activities and troop morale.
 
  Identifier:   ms3592  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Allen C. Jordan family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jordan, Allen C., -1865  
  Dates:   1837-1886  
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The collection consists of letters written during the Civil War by Allen C. Jordan, his brother Thomas W. Jordan, and several other family members. Allen Jordan's regiment moved through Virginia (Gordonsville, Culpeper, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania Courthouse, Winchester) and Tennessee (Chattanooga, Greenville). His letters describe battles, the food and clothing he needs from home, and his desire to see his family again. A final letter (August 19, 1864) to his parents from their nephew Floyd Jordan tells them of a battle at Front Royal (VA) and the names of the men captured, including Allen and Thomas Jordan. Both were sent to Elmira Prison (NY) where they died in 1865. Also included are several financial papers of the Jordan family and two poems/verses written by Hattie Barton.
 
  Identifier:   ms3802  
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6 Title:   Oscar Lowery diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lowery, Oscar W., Dr.  
  Dates:   1845-1899  
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This collection consists of a diary kept throughout the Civil War, as well as a written history of the Lowery family of Iowa.
 
  Identifier:   ms4078  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   C. P. Lacey diary and cased image  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lacey, C. P.  
  Dates:   1864  
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The collection consists of a Civil War diary of C. P. Lacey from January-November 1864. Lacey writes of frequent battles, including Resaca, Georgia, and of approaching and battling towards Atlanta, Georgia. The collection also includes a cased photograph on glass of Lacey as an older man.
 
  Identifier:   ms3586  
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8 Title:   Amos Guthrie diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Guthrie, Amos, approximately 1844-1864  
  Dates:   1864  
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The collection consists of three manuscripts, written in the form of a detailed diary, signed "Amos Guthrie," dated May 9, 1864-May 31, 1864. Guthrie writes about marching through Chickamauga Creek, Tunnel Hill, Ringgold, Dalton, Big Blue Spring, Cassville, and Dallas, Georgia. Diary entries mention different infantries, General Sherman, Johnston, rumors, positions, and the weather. The collection also includes a transcript of the manuscripts.
 
  Identifier:   ms3635  
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9 Title:   Chapin family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Chapin, Cyrus  
  Dates:   19th Century  
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The collection consists of a journal and a Chapin family record which spans the years 1760-1962. The journal is a history of his experiences in the Atlanta Campaign, where he was wounded at the base of Kennesaw Mountain on 20 June 1864. It appears to have been written while he was convalescing at the hospital in Quincy, Illinois. Also of note is a page from the journal being a handwritten diploma from 26 June 1862 for Charlotte A. Cothran of Rome, Georgia, possibly indicating that the journal was taken when Chapin was in occupied Rome.
 
  Identifier:   ms4071  
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10 Title:   James B. Sterling letter to Edgar C. Sterling  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Sterling, James B., 1842-1864  
  Dates:   1862 June 15  
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The collection consists of one letter with a transcript from James Sterling to Edgar Sterling describing North Edisto Island, the price and variety of food and goods, and includes a piece of the secession flag from Fort Pulaski.
 
  Identifier:   ms3929  
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11 Title:   J.J. Little journal  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Little, John Jacob, 1815-1886  
  Dates:   1860-1882  
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Journal was kept by Reverend J.J. Little in Harris Georgia. Most entries pertain to his crops, the weather, and church congregation. He also documents Abraham Lincoln's election in 1860, as well as the secession of southern states from the union, the breakout and events of the Civil War, and his son's army career.
 
  Identifier:   ms4076  
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12 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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