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John S. T. Hall papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS778f

Scope and Content

This collection contains military records, genealogies, and photocopies of family records written inside a bible. Of particular interest is Hall's diary (1863-1865), which contains financial records, notes, and a copy of a letter from his future wife. Also included are copies of John S. T. Hall's records in a Confederate Roll of Prisoners of War, and a copy of Hall's appointment as a notary public in 1875.


  • 1863-2003, undated


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

John S. T. Hall (1842-1875) was a private in Company C of the 45th Alabama Volunteer Regiment of the Confederate Army. He was captured at the Battle of Atlanta in 1864 and sent to Camp Chase in Ohio. He married Anne Frances Johnson (1843-1916) in Pike, Alabama, in April of 1866. Together they had five children. Pike also served as a notary public shortly before his death.


1 folder(s)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2003

Existence and Location of Originals

The repository holding the original documents in this collection has not been determined.

Related Archival Materials

Visual materials have been separated from the collection. Please contact an archivist for access to these materials.

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2017.

John S. T. Hall papers
Joshua Whitfield
June 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
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