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William E. Brock papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS604f

Scope and Content

This collection consist of four documents relating to the military career of William E. Brock. Included are military appointments, commissions and special orders, and his physicians license from the Physician Board of Georgia.


  • 1861-1863


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

William E. Brock, a Georgia resident, was a doctor educated at the University of Nashville before the Civil War. During the war, he served as captain of Company K, 10th Regiment of the Georgia State Troops in the Army of the Tennessee of the Confederate Army beginning December 16, 1861. He mustered out in May 1862 and was elected captain of Company F, 34th Regiment of the Georgia Infantry on May 17, 1862 and was appointed to be the regimental surgeon on January 7, 1863. He surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, on April 26, 1865. Additional biographical information about William E. Brock has not been determined.


1 folder(s)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1993


America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia received support from a Digitizing Historical Records grant awarded to the Atlanta History Center, Georgia Historical Society, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Digital Library of Georgia by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Description Control

This collection was re-processed in 2012.

William E. Brock papers
Paul Crater
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305