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1 Title:   Anna L. Drake letters (photocopies)  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Drake, Anna L., 1842-1886  
  Dates:   1859-1865  
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The collection consists of photocopies of Civil War letters written to Anna L. Drake from 1859-1865. Letters are written from soldiers in South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, and New York. Also included are photocopies of poems and Confederate currency.
 
  Identifier:   ms3046  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   H. H. Davis letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Davis, H. H.  
  Dates:   1864  
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The collection contains two letters from H. H. Davis, a member of the 20th Georgia Infantry Regiment, dated 1864. One letter is dated June 23 from Petersburg, Virginia to his brother, the other dated July 24 to his family regarding his intended instructions.
 
  Identifier:   ms3959  
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3 Title:   Private R.F. Crutchfield letter  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Crutchfield, R.F.  
  Dates:   1864  
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This collection contains one letter from R.F. Crutchfield to his brother and sister written from Proctor's Pointe, South Carolina in April of 1864. The letter describes the dire situation for provisions in camp, as well as possible desertions.
 
  Identifier:   ms4137  
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4 Title:   Private Willis Virgil Wells letter  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Wells, Willis Virgil  
  Dates:   1863  
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This collection contains one letter from Willis Wells and his parents of Stone Mountain, Georgia to his brother George regarding his extension of leave due to illness.
 
  Identifier:   ms4139  
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5 Title:   Private J.N. Nash letter  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Nash, J. N.  
  Dates:   1863  
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This collection contains one letter to his Army unit reporting on his furlough status due to his injuries. He addresses his friends and commander regarding his being reported absent without leave erroneously.
 
  Identifier:   ms4140  
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6 Title:   William Batts letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Batts, William, -1862  
  Dates:   1861-1862  
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The collection consists of correspondence from William Batts to his family from 1861-1862. Batts writes from Richmond, Green Brier, Camp Allegany, and Waynesboro, Virginia. Correspondence regards troop locations, rumors, battles, orders, and wounded soldiers.
 
  Identifier:   ms3344  
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7 Title:   Albert O. Brown letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brown, Albert O., 1847-1865  
  Dates:   1864  
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The collection consists of letters between Albert O. Brown and his family in Williamson, South Carolina in the midst of the Atlanta Campaign.
 
  Identifier:   ms3895  
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8 Title:   Private Willis W. Pitts letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Pitts, Willis W.  
  Dates:   1860-1863  
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This collection contains correspondence between Private Willis W. Pitts and his wife Elizabeth "Betty" Pitts during his service in the Confederate Army from 1862 until his death in the Battle of Missionary Ridge in 1863. Pitts served in Company I, of the Georgia 37th Infantry. Also included is a letter from Mary A.A.C. Wates to Betty Pitts from 1860.
 
  Identifier:   ms4138  
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9 Title:   George W. Griffin letter to Samuel Lucy  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Griffin, George W.  
  Dates:   1864 August 26  
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This collection contains an 1864 letter from George W. Griffin, of the Georgia 53rd Infantry Regiment, to Samuel Lucy inquiring into the whereabouts of his personal servant that became seperated when Mr. Griffin was wounded in battle and sent to a hospital, and then home.
 
  Identifier:   ms4260  
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10 Title:   Camden Evans letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Evans, Camden, 1838?-1864  
  Dates:   1862-1864  
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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  
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11 Title:   Samuel Mosely letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Mosely, Samuel  
  Dates:   1853-1861  
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The collection consists of eleven letters written by Mosely betweeb 1853 and 1861, addressed to various family members, primarily his mother and wife, Olympia C. Mosely. The collection also contains a small, cloth pouch embroidered "S. M." that may have been made by Mosely's wife. Mosely's war letters to his wife date from 1861, sent from Tennessee, reporting on his health, his travels and duties with the infantry, camp life, and discussing other relatives and mutual acquaintances. Mosely's letters to his mother and siblings date from the 1850s and discuss family members, health, crops, and his life in Arkansas after moving from Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms3782  
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12 Title:   Conrad Chester Pearman letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Pearman, Conrad Chester, 1830-1863  
  Dates:   1859-1863  
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The collection consists of 24 letters written by Conrad Chester Pearman to his wife Emily, written from 1861-1863. Most of them were written from various camps in Virginia and the subject matter deals with family, health, and camp life. Accompanying the letters is a typewritten guide edited by Mary Frances Thomas Bryan, Conrad's great granddaughter. This guide, compiled in 1961, gives transcriptions, an inventory of the letters with dates and locations, a genealogy, an alternate spelling guide, information on Pearman's company, an index, and a bibliography. The collection also contains a copy of a Hart County jury duty summons for Mr. Pearman from 1859.
 
  Identifier:   ms3805  
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13 Title:   William Gaston Deloney papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Deloney, Rosa Huguenin  
  Dates:   1830s-2017  
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This collection contains correspondence, genealogical research, photographs, and assorted papers from the Deloney and Huguenin families.
 
  Identifier:   ms4082  
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14 Title:   Atkins family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Atkins, Thomas Washington, 1835-1863  
  Dates:   1856-1864, 2006  
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The collection consists of a manuscript, letters and diaries. The manuscript was edited by Joseph Henry Hightower Moore and is titled "Oak Lawn: War-Time Letters of the Atkins Family and the Plantation Diary of James Lewis Adams." Part One of the manuscript contains transcriptions of all the letters and detailed information about the letter writers and their relationship to Thomas Washington Atkins. There are also chapters on Atkins family history, Oak Lawn plantation, and antebellum Henry County society, culture, and politics. Part Two contains transcriptions of the diaries of James Lewis Adams and includes chapters on his family, his neighbors, and Oak Lawn plantation. Only the months of January, April, June and September are transcribed. The letters, dated 1856 to 1863, are to Thomas Washington Atkins from his family, friends, and fellow soldiers. Early family letters mention health, social events,and political views, especially regarding secession. War-time letters mostly concern the health and situations of family and friends. Later war-time letters often show weariness at the loss of life and continuation of the war. The following soldiers exchanged letters with Atkins: William Parks Phillips, Samuel P. Shaw, John L. Giles, Fleming Parks, C. B. Bledsoe, Samuel D. Nutt, William C. Nutt, Lewis O. Niles, and brother-in-law Nehemiah G. Andrews. Taking place after the death of Atkins and Andrews, the correspondence from 1864 is that of Eliza Jane Atkins writing her husband, Robert M. Walker, a soldier guard duty at Andersonville Prison, as General Sherman invaded Georgia. The two original diaries of James Lewis Adams are dated January -November 1886 and include details of his health, work on Oak Lawn plantation and an earthquake on August 31, 1886.
 
  Identifier:   ms3710  
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15 Title:   Clayton family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Clayton, Augustin S. (Augustin Smith), 1783-1839  
  Dates:   1812-1922  
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The Clayton family papers consist of genealogical research, correspondence, and legal materials. Included are deeds and accounting papers, Civil War soldiers' letters, funerary mementos, a letter describing an 1829 trip to Tallulah Falls, and letters from Peru describing Consulate duties during the 1870s.
 
  Identifier:   ms3977  
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16 Title:   John Thomas Mercer family research files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Sherman, David  
  Dates:   1820s-2000s  
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This collection contains correspondence, land records, wills, photographs, military orders, and research notes about the Mercer, Tift, Wooten, and Sherman families. Included are a series of photographs from the Tift Farm in Albany, Georgia, stock certificates from railroad and banking companies, miltary orders from the Confederate States, and correspondence from the late 1850s American West, and throughout the South during the Civil War. The audiovisual materials related to this collection are housed in the Walter J. Brown Media Archives.
 
  Identifier:   ms4059  
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17 Title:   Edwards family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Edwards family  
  Dates:   1851-1888  
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The collection consists of correspondence, programs and other printed material, receipts, newspaper clippings, and broadsides. The correspondence is mainly business letters to Leroy Summerfield Edwards about his work. Much of the Association of the Army of Northern Virginia correspondence concerns the 1878 yellow fever epidemic in New Orleans and the request for aid by the Regiment of the Orlean Artillery. There are several family letters, some written to Edwards from his parents while he served in the Civil War (12th Virginia Infantry, Co. E), and one written by Edwards while he was a prisoner at Elmira (NY) Prison Camp. The other material in the collection relates to the Association of the Army of Northern Virginia, YMCA, Civil War, Randolph-Macon College, Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity, Piedmont and Arlington Life Insurance Company, and politics.
 
  Identifier:   ms2938  
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18 Title:   John M. Phillips family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Phillips family  
  Dates:   1857-1949  
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The collection consists of photographs, correspondence, financial papers, diaries, deeds, genealogies, certificates, and other materials related to John M. Phillips, the Phillips family, the Acree family, and the Isbell family.
 
  Identifier:   ms3178  
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19 Title:   Alexander H. Stephens family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883  
  Dates:   1818-1944  
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The collection consists of correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, financial papers, and scrapbooks. The correspondence is divided into family and business with family letters mainly among Alexander H. Stephens, John A. Stephens and Linton Stephens. They discuss family matters, politics and legal cases. Included is a letter from Alexander H. Stephens describing his trip to Athens to take his entrance examination, in which he describes the university and town as well as the countryside between Athens and Washington, Georgia. Business correspondence includes letters from Herschel Johnson, Howell Cobb, Joseph E. Brown, and Joseph H. Lumpkin. There are also items relating to John Stephens' imprisonment at Johnson Island (OH) during the Civil War. Letters during wartime included lists the members of the Stephens Rifles, flag design proposals, petitions for military positions, and discussions on the release of a Union officer from Andersonville. There is a folder of 1851 correspondence concerning a possible duel between Thomas W. Thomas and James M. Smythe, and materials regarding the surveying of Michigan and Texas Territories. Printed material includes several speeches of Alexander H. Stephens. The scrapbooks contain newspapers clippings about Alexander H. Stephens. Included is a plantation account book of the Simpson plantation, in which are lists of enslaved people, a journal of daily farm work, printed rules for managing farms and slaves, and signed contracts with freedmen.
 
  Identifier:   ms3823  
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