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1 Title:   Alexander Robert Lawton letter to P. Tracy  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lawton, Alexander Robert, 1818-1896  
  Dates:   1861 April 20  
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The collection consists of one letter: dated Savannah, April 20, 1861, "My Dear Tracy," signed "A.R. Lawton," regarding appointment of aides under his military command.
 
  Identifier:   ms2242  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   1st Georgia Militia Regiment morning reports  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Militia Regiment, 1st  
  Dates:   1863  
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One volume of morning reports of the 1st Georgia Militia Regiment of the Confederate States of America Army, commanded by Colonel Edward M. Galt, from February 25 - December 8, 1863. The inside cover lists the officers in the unit. Beginning entries place company in Savannah, Georgia then later in Etowah, Camp Foster and give the troops strength. Written on the front of the volume is the inscription "This book was captured at the Battle of Jonesboro, Ga. Augt. 31st, 1864. We made the Rebels Dust."
 
  Identifier:   ms110  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Confederate States of America Georgia military rosters and pay vouchers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   1861-1878  
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The collection consists of muster rolls and pay vouchers relating to enrollment in the Confederate States of America military service during the American Civil War. In almost all cases the units are from Georgia, with most relating to Cobb's Legion and the Athens area. Includes muster rolls, pay vouchers, authorizations, and settlements.
 
  Identifier:   ms1246  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   William H. McDowell papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   McDowell, William H., active 1861-1865  
  Dates:   1861-1864  
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The collection consists of travel passes, receipts, and a certificate of election to the Savannah Volunteer Guards of William H. McDowell dated 1861-1864. Also included are orders signed by Captain Richard M. Cuyler authorizing McDowell to procure railroad cars, purchase coal, iron, leather, copper, tin, and carriages with siege guns for Richmond, Virginia.
 
  Identifier:   ms2301  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Henry R. Jackson officer roster  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jackson, Henry R. (Henry Rootes), 1820-1898  
  Dates:   1861  
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This collection contains a roster of general and field officers under the command of Brigadier General Henry R. Jackson in the Confederate Army in northwest Virginia. The list of twenty-one officers includes name, regiment, and date of commission.
 
  Identifier:   ms2921  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Confederate military logistics letters from Atlanta, Georgia  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Confederate States of America  
  Dates:   1864  
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The collection consists of four letters: Head Quarters Military Post, Marietta, Georgia letterhead, dated March 15, 1864, to "H C Wayne" (Henry Constantine Wayne), signed "Albert Cowell, Capt. Comdg. Post," regarding confusion about orders pertaining to which hospital to send sick soldiers; Confederate States of America Office Post Quartermaster letterhead, dated February 23, 1864, signed "H. T. Massengale, Capt & Post QM," regarding shelter; State of Georgia, Quartermaster General's Office, Atlanta, Georgia letterhead, dated June 2, 1864, signed "Geo C Conner, Ast to Q. M. Genl," concerning a Special Order regarding Captain Fuller's Company; Office Chief District Commissary, Atlanta, Georgia letterhead, dated July 28, 1864, to Major General H. C. Wayne, signed "J. F. Cummings, Maj & CS," concerning William B. Bladlock of Coweta County.
 
  Identifier:   ms3581  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   Confederate States of America Army commissariat records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Confederate States of America. Army  
  Dates:   1863-1864  
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The collection consists of twelve "Return of Provisions" records of the Confederate States of America Army. Records attest that provisions were received and issued at Savannah by Major George Robertson, during the months of August 1863, and January-September, November-December 1864. Provisions issued include beans, candles, coffee, corn meal, flour, meat, molasses, rice, salt, soap, sugar, vinegar, and whiskey.
 
  Identifier:   ms450  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 Title:   Robert E. Lee papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870  
  Dates:   1778-1872  
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The collection consists of papers relating to Robert E. Lee and the Lee family from 1838-1872. The bulk of the collection (1861-1864) contains correspondence from Lee regarding military activities of the Confederate Army during the Civil War. The letters discuss troop movements; supplies for troops; battle strategies for Elk Mountain, the Huntersville campaign, Cheat Mountain (W. Va.), and Dalton (Ga.); an exchange of prisoners (1862); casualty estimates at the battle of Fredericksburg; and reinforcement needs. Correspondees include Joseph E. Brown, Howell Cobb, and Henry Rootes Jackson. The collection also includes handwritten copies of 18th century land grants and indentures of John Parke Custis and a letter of Mary Custis Lee dated January 1872, Arlington (Va.) pertaining to proof of purchase of Arlington and the validity of her title to the property.
 
  Identifier:   ms302a  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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9 Title:   Rhind / Stokes family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Rhind family  
  Dates:   1788-1919  
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The collection consists of papers of the Rhind / Stokes from 1788-1919. The papers include personal and business correspondence and financial records of James Rhind (1848-1854), Colden Rhind (1884-1911), James Rhind Stokes and Sarah Gardner Stokes (1884-1949), and J.R. Stokes (1906-1917). Bound volumes contain business accounts (1788-1811) from several merchants in Augusta (Ga.); a cotton invoice book (1843-1848) and letter books (1843-1852) for James Rhind ? and several ledgers relating to Colden Rhind's brokerage businesses (ca. 1886-1909). Of particular interest are records of H.T. Massingale, a Quartermaster for the Confederate Army from 1861-1864. These records include requisitions and pay vouchers from Tennessee (1861-1862) and Atlanta (1862-1864) and Augusta (1864) Georgia. Also includes burial lists of Confederate soldiers and Federal prisoners from various hospitals mainly in the Atlanta area dated December 31, 1863.
 
  Identifier:   ms1305  
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10 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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11 Title:   Branch family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Branch family  
  Dates:   1830-1961  
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The collection consists of the papers of the Branch family of Savannah, Georgia from 1830-1961. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between Charlotte Sawyer Branch and her sons John L., Sanford W., and Hamilton McDevil Branch, who served mainly in the 8th Georgia Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. The letters describe the 1st Battle of Bull Run, the death of John, the subsequent capture of Sanford (who had stayed with his dying brother), the Seven Days Battle, the 2nd Battle of Bull Run, and the Battle of Gettysburg, where Sanford was wounded and captured again. Hamilton transferred to the 54th Georgia Infantry Regiment and writes about the regiment's involvement in the Atlanta Campaign, particularly the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain. He also writes from Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee while serving with Nathan Bedford Forrest.
 
  Identifier:   ms25  
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12 Title:   Telamon Cuyler Collection, Series 1. Historical Manuscripts  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cuyler, Telamon Cruger Smith, 1873-1951  
  Dates:   1609-1942  
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Series 1. Historical Manuscripts consists of manuscripts relating to Georgia history collected by Telamon Cuyler covering the period 1754-1905. The series includes correspondence; bonds; county records, particularly for Jones County (Ga.); court records; indentures; inventories; land grants; newspaper clippings; and official Georgia government records for the office of the Adjutant General, Comptroller General, Governor, and Treasurer from 1754-1905 (with gaps). Topics documented within the collection include the Georgia militia; the Revolutionary War; Indian affairs in Georgia during the 1830s (particularly treaties); shipping (1770s-1780s); and boundary disputes between Georgia and Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The series also contains administrative records and correspondence pertaining to the activities of the Confederate government and the Georgia military troops during the Civil War. These records include materials of Ira R. Foster (Georgia Quartermaster General), H. H. Waters (Executive Secretary, Dept. of Georgia), Henry C. Wayne (Georgia Adjutant General), and Jared I. Whitaker (Georgia Commissary General).
 
  Identifier:   ms1170.series1  
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13 Title:   Telamon Cuyler Collection, Series 1. Historical Manuscripts  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cuyler, Telamon Cruger Smith, 1873-1951  
  Dates:   1609-1942  
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Series 1. Historical Manuscripts consists of manuscripts relating to Georgia history collected by Telamon Cuyler covering the period 1754-1905. The series includes correspondence; bonds; county records, particularly for Jones County (Ga.); court records; indentures; inventories; land grants; newspaper clippings; and official Georgia government records for the office of the Adjutant General, Comptroller General, Governor, and Treasurer from 1754-1905 (with gaps). Topics documented within the collection include the Georgia militia; the Revolutionary War; Indian affairs in Georgia during the 1830s (particularly treaties); shipping (1770s-1780s); and boundary disputes between Georgia and Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The series also contains administrative records and correspondence pertaining to the activities of the Confederate government and the Georgia military troops during the Civil War. These records include materials of Ira R. Foster (Georgia Quartermaster General), H. H. Waters (Executive Secretary, Dept. of Georgia), Henry C. Wayne (Georgia Adjutant General), and Jared I. Whitaker (Georgia Commissary General).
 
  Identifier:   ms1170.series1  
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