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Joseph E. Brown Connally letters

Identifier: ahc.MSS530f

Scope and Content

This collection contains 25 letters (including copies and transcripts) many of the men in his Regiment wrote to Joe Brown Connally's mother, Mary Virginia Brown Connally, in Atlanta, Georgia, in thanks for her and her husband's hospitality.


  • 1918-1919


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Joe Brown Connally (Joseph E. Brown Connally), the son of Mary Virginia Brown and Dr. Elijah L. Connally, joined the 82nd Division of the 325th Regiment in 1917 when it was formed. While the Regiment trained at Camp Gordon, Georgia, Dr. and Mrs. Connally entertained many of the men. By 1918 the Regiment had joined the American Expeditionary Forces in France on active duty. While he was fighting in France, Joe Brown Connally was wounded. He returned to Atlanta but died August 26, 1920 from the effects of his wound.


1 folder(s)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1990

Related Archival Materials

Joseph Brown Connally scrapbook, MSS 45, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center
Joseph E. Brown Connally letters
Paul Crater
May 2015
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Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305