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Lucy Dillard Bryant family papers

Lucy Dillard Bryant family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Lucy Dillard Bryant family papers
Creator: Dillard, John Lemuel, 1844-1862
Creator: Dillard, James Fielding, 1842-1909
Inclusive Dates: 1861-1865
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet 1 document box, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms4048
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

James Fielding Dillard (1842-1909) of Crawford, Georgia served the entire Civil War with the Troup Artillery, assembled out of Troup County, Georgia. This unit served in Cobb's Legion, and were then attached to the Army of Northern Virginia. Dillard's company served in the battles of Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and finally Appomattox. His brother John Lemuel Dillard (1843-1862) served until his death from Typhoid in Richmond, Virginia.

Scope and Content

This collection contains diaries and letters from two brothers during their service in the Confederate States Army in the Civil War. It also contains a pocket sized bible and hymn book.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lucy Dillard Bryant family papers, ms4048, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Soldiers -- Confederate States of America -- Diaries.
Soldiers -- Georgia -- Correspondence.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Diary - John Lemuel Dillard, 1862
12-3Diaries - James Fielding Dillard, 1861-1865
14Clippings and scraps
15Bible, Soldier's Hymn Book
16-10Correspondence, 1861-1865
1Daily Richmond Examiner, 1864 April 23