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
- Hall, John S. T. (Person)
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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Existence and Location of Originals
The repository holding the original documents in this collection has not been determined.
This collection was processed in 2017.
- American diaries
- Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Infantry Regiment, 45th. Company C
- Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
- Hall family
- Hall, John S. T.
- Johnson, Anne Frances
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons
- John S. T. Hall papers
- Joshua Whitfield
- June 2017
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.