Stone family papers

Stone family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Stone family papers
Creator: Stone family
Inclusive Dates: 1847-1912
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet 1 half box
Collection Number: ms2815
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Stone family lived in Hancock County, Georgia.

Robert G. Stone was a Confederate soldier in Company K, 15th Georgia Regiment from Sparta, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, a diary, writings, and other papers of Robert G. Stone, who was a Confederate soldier with Company K, 15th Georgia Infantry; together with land plats and indentures to property in Hancock and Washington Counties, Ga.; and other ephemera such as Stone's C. S. A. cuff link and medals. Stone's few letters and diary entries follow his service from 1860 through 1865, when he surrendered at Appomattox Court House shortly before General Lee's surrender. Stone left Sparta, Georgia in 1860 and served in battles at Chattanooga, Richmond, Antietam, 2nd Manassas, Sharpsburg, Appomattox Courthouse, etc. His activities were recorded on a bible cover which is part of this collection.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Stone family papers, ms2815, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

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Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

12Correspondence, 1862
13Correspondence, 1863
14Correspondence, 1864
15Correspondence, 1868
16Correspondence, 1881
17Correspondence, 1912
18Correspondence - undated
19Deed, 1873
111Indenture, 1847
112Indenture, 1873
113Indenture, 1882
114Indenture, 1888
115"Jackson is Dead!" (poem)
116Land plats, 1849, 1866
117Medals, cuff links (C.S.A.)
118Medical College of Georgia/South Carolina
119Pamphlet, 1866
120Promissory note, 1898
122War record

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