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1 Title:   Calvin W. Jolley papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jolley, Calvin Woodrow, 1921-1989  
  Dates:   1943-1945  
The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and printed material. The WWII letters were written by Calvin Jolley to his wife, Yuma Gore Jolley, in Albertville, Alabama. Because of censorship he could not write her any details of combat, but his 2 September 1944 letter mentioned that he had been in four major battles. The printed material includes autographs of his fellow passengers on the "Queen Mary" and information about the 35th Division.
  Identifier:   ms3342  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Camden Evans letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Evans, Camden, 1838?-1864  
  Dates:   1862-1864  
The collection consists of letters Camden Evans wrote to his wife and her father in Columbus (Ga.) from 1862-1864. He wrote from numerous camps in towns including Tupelo (Miss.), Murfreesboro (Tenn.), and Ringgold and Dalton (Ga.). In his letters he complained about how badly privates were treated and the lack of food and clothing. He asked Mr. Laney to bring him a boy to wash his clothes and forage for food, and he constantly tried to arrange for a furlough or a substitute. He gave his opinions of Generals Grant, Johnson, Bragg and Hardee. By May 22, 1864 he was near Atlanta and described having no clean clothes for three weeks, and being on picket duty for 24 hours without relief. By July 12, 1864 he had learned of his son Bobbie's death. His last letter is dated July 17, 1864. There is one letter from Emma to her husband and several letters from her after the war to her mother. In these she mentioned her second husband Steve Smith, her daughter Daisy, and a move to Birmingham (Ala.)
  Identifier:   ms3756  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Paine family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Paine family  
  Dates:   1848-1952  
The collection consists of papers of the Paine family of Clarke County (Ga.) and Ansley family of Augusta (Ga.) from 1848-1952. Includes correspondence; genealogical information on the Burge, Graves, Paine, and Ansley families; photographs, and a scrapbook. Correspondents include Sarah Ann Neal Burge, David Henry Ansley, Sarah Graves Ansley, James Gardner Paine, Sr., F.A. Rutherford, and James Gardner Paine, Jr.. Included are correspondence from F.A. Rutherford of the 23rd Alabama Infantry Regiment during the Atlanta Campaign, from James G. Paine, Jr. while serving in World War II and relating to his interest in breeding hounds for hunting, from Anne Platt Reeves Paine to her mother-in-law while living in the Philippines, and a typescript of the history of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church (Newton County, Ga.).
  Identifier:   ms2261  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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