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Craig Barrow collection of Lieutenant Colonel Lewis Stevenson Craig papers

Craig Barrow collection of Lieutenant Colonel Lewis Stevenson Craig papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Craig Barrow collection of Lieutenant Colonel Lewis Stevenson Craig papers
Creator: Barrow, Craig, III, 1942-
Inclusive Dates: 1845-2006
Language: English
Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet 2 boxes, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms4386
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Lieutenant Colonel Lewis Steveson Craig (1807-1852) served in the U.S. Army in Florida and during the Mexican-American War.

Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence between Craig Barrow, III and the author Bill Bragg regarding his research and writing about Lt. Col. Lewis S. Craig, the draft of Bragg's work An Officer of the Old Guard, original journal pages written by Lt. Col. Craig, and an account of the death of Elizabeth Church Robb. Also included are a map of the battle for Monterrey, Mexico, a locket of hair, and other ephemera.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Craig Barrow collection of Lieutenant Colonel Lewis Stevenson Craig papers, ms4386, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Bragg, William Harris
Craig, Lewis Stevenson, 1807-1852
Historians -- Correspondence.
Journals (accounts)
Manuscripts (documents)
Maps, Military.
Mexican War, 1846-1848.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Correspondence - Bill Bragg and UGA Press, 1989-1997
 
12Lt. Col. Lewis Stevenson Craig research
 
13Photographs - Lt. Col. Lewis Stevenson Craig gravesite - San Diego, California
 
14Correspondence - Bill Bragg regarding Fort Craig, 2006
 
15Letter regarding the death of Elizabeth Church Robb
 
16Lewis Stevenson Craig - journal pages, 1845-1847
 
17Lewis Stevenson Craig - journal, 1850
 
19-10An Officer of the Old Guard by William Harris Bragg - draft
 
111An Officer of the Old Guard by William Harris Bragg - maps, illustrations
 
112Capt. Craig Barrow journal
 
oversized_folder
1Monterey and Its Approaches / Engraved Especially for the N.O. Picayune
This map depicts the Battle of Monterrey, Mexico on September 21–24, 1846 during the Mexican–American War.
 
box
2Red sash
 
2Small key
 
2Small ring box - B. Spalding
 
2Small box containing Shield Nickel - Craig's money, 1866
 
2Locket with hair of Col. Lewis S. Craig, Elizabeth Church Craig, Sarah Church Craig