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Mangham family papers

Mangham family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Mangham family papers
Creator: Mangham family
Inclusive Dates: 1849-1888
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 half box
Collection Number: ms2132
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Willoughby Hill Mangham (1838-1893) soldier with Company I of the 11th Georgia Infantry Regiment. Other family members included Solomon R. Mangham and John Mangham.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of receipts and printed items, but the majority is correspondence. Of particular interest are letters written by Willoughby Hill Mangham while serving with Company I of the 11th Georgia Infantry Regiment to his father, John Grier Mangham. Written from Virginia, Mangham discusses the Battle of 1st Bull Run, fighting at Yorktown, troop movements, and the Emancipation Proclamation. Other correspondents include Solomon R. Mangham, John Mangham, and H.H. Hill whose letters discuss cotton sales, the attack on Harper's Ferry, and abolition.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mangham family papers, ms2132, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861.
Cotton trade -- Georgia.
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- John Brown's Raid, 1859.
Hill, H. H., active 1849-1888
Slavery -- United States.
Soldiers -- Georgia.
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11-9Correspondence, 1849-1869
110Legal Documents, 1858-1865
111Correspondence, 1873-1888
112Correspondence - undated
114Recipes ( 0 item(s) )
117Account Books (2)
118Empty Envelopes
119Inventory, 1862
120Receipts, 1839-1899