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Nathan Atkinson Brown family letters

Nathan Atkinson Brown family letters

Descriptive Summary

Title: Nathan Atkinson Brown family letters
Creator: Brown family
Inclusive Dates: 1859-1936
Bulk Dates: 1861-1864
Language(s): English
Extent: 3 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms808
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence between Nathan Atkinson Brown and his family, 1859-1913. The letters were written while Brown served with the 26th Georgia Infantry Regiment, Company B at Saint Simons and Cumberland Islands, and regard stress the war was placing on planters in southeast Georgia, slavery, and race relations. Also included is a church program and two newspaper clippings regarding the death of Louisa Nicholes Brown, 1929.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Nathan Atkinson Brown family letters, ms808, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Brown, Nathan Atkinson, 1836-1866
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Georgia -- Race relations.
Georgia -- Social life and customs.
Plantation life -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters, 1859-1862, undated
12Letters, 1862-1913
13Typescript & clippings, 1929, 1936