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De Renne Confederate States of America collection

De Renne Confederate States of America collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: De Renne Confederate States of America collection
Creator: Alexander, Edward Porter, 1835-1910
Creator: Hardee, William Joseph, 1815-1873
Creator: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883
Inclusive Dates: 1844-1915
Bulk Dates: 1860-1880
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 47 folders
Collection Number: ms1135
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of miscellaneous correspondences and photographs collected by the De Renne family that pertain to a variety of individuals who were active participants in the cause of the Confederacy. The collection includes some correspondence written during the civil war, but the majority is letters of reminiscence and anecdotes from the post-war period. Correspondences are from: Edward Porter Alexander, William J. Hardee, Benjamin Harvey Hill, James Longstreet, Alexander Hamilton Stephens, and Robert Toombs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

De Renne Confederate States of America collection, ms 1135. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Confederate States of America
Lawyers -- Georgia -- Correspondence.
Legislators -- Correspondence.
Plantation owners -- Georgia.
Politicians -- Georgia -- Correspondence.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Edward Porter Alexander letters, 1877, 1884
12John B. Baldwin letter, 1871
13John A. Campbell letter, 1862
14Charles Conrad letter, 1884
15W.D. Corse letter, 1876
16George Davis letter and photograph, 1887
17Varina Davis letter
18James Flowers receipt for payment, 1864
19Walter Gwynn letter, 1865
110William J. Hardee letter, 1873
111Isham G. Harris letter and clipping, 1887
112B.H. Helair letter, 1863
113Benjamin Harvey Hill letter, 1874
114Henry Rootes Jackson signed photograph and engraving, 1892
114ARobert M. T. Hunter letter, 1868
115Eppa Hunton letter
116Bradley T. Johnson letter, 1871
117E. A. Johnson letter, 1861
118Joseph E. Johnson letter
119Catesby AP R. Jones letter, 1862
120Samuel Jones letter
121Del Kemper letter, 1870
122James H. Lane letter, 1876
123G. W. C. Lee letter, 1871
124Mildred Lee letters and obituary (photocopy), 1905, undated
125Stephen D. Lee letter, 1876
126James Longstreet letter, 1882
127William Porcher Miles letter, 1870
128John T. Morgan letter, 1877
129W. N. Pendleton letter
130J. Perkins letter, 1870
131John H. Reagan letter, 1883
132James A. Seddens letter, 1864
133Raphael Semmes signature
134Receipt for Female Slave, Shelby, North Carolina , 1863
135Robert H. Smith letter, 1875
136William Smith letters, 1871, 1880
137Alexander H. Stephens letter, 1869
138William B. Taliaferro letter, 1861
139M. Jeff Thompson letter, 1866
140Robert Toombs letters, 1856, undated
141A. J. Vaughan letter, 1888
142E. C. Walthall letter, 1896
143Edward Willis letter, 1863
144Henry A. Wise letters, 1844, 1882
145Joseph Wheeler photograph (cabinet card), 1915
146Members of President's Staff--page from book, circa 1861-1864