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Carter, Jehu Neal



  • Existence: 1817 - 1858

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Jehu Neal Carter Diary Excerpts

Identifier: ahc.MSS54f
Scope and Content This collection consists of three photocopied pages from Jehu Neal Carter's diary. In 1857, Carter traveled by rail car through Georgia and Tennessee. Carter records his impressions of Knoxville, Tennessee; Dalton, Georgia; and Atlanta, Georgia. While in Atlanta, he describes the town "as a city of Railroads and from all appearances of Do Nothings and loffers." [sp] He attended the First Baptist Church "preaching to the colored people."
Dates: 1857