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Hill, Benjamin H. (Benjamin Harvey)



  • Existence: 1823 - 1882

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin H. Hill speech

Collection number: ahc.MSS460f
Scope and Content

This handwritten address to the Georgia branch of the Southern Historical Society discusses the Reconstruction period and includes reminiscences of Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis. The speech was delivered in Atlanta on February 18, 1874.

Dates: 1874

Perry family correspondence

Collection number: ahc.MSS174
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence between the Perry family and extended family members including the Carters and the Chisolms. Transcription is available for the letters dated between 1852 and 1869. The topics include the experiences of the Perry children in school in Monroe, Georgia, as well as plantation and farming life after the Civil War. Other topics include difficulties with freedmen after the Civil War, failing banks in Georgia, poor health, and development in Atlanta.

Dates: 1852-1901, undated

Additional filters:

African Americans -- Georgia 1
African Americans -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History 1
Agriculture -- Georgia 1
Banks and banking -- Georgia. 1
Farm life -- Georgia 1