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Civil War morning reports scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS792f

Scope and Content

This collection contains a scrapbook made out of a Civil War morning reports book from 1864, which contains written records of several officers of the 2nd Division, 15th Army Corps Detachment of Tennessee. The book is labeled as "M. E. Whitehurst's Scrapbook" and includes additions such as a newspaper page and clippings, the majority of which contains poems; an 1874 Walker and Watson advertisement; a 1917 "Farmer's Bulletin" on nutrition from the United States Department of Agriculture; fragments of a handwritten note; one page from a hymnal; and a 1923 postcard, birthday card, and letter addressed to Robbie, "Mrs. Henry P.," Whitehurst (1895-1989), the wife of Henry Purifoy (1887-1969).

Dates

  • 1837-1923, undated

Creator

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Extent

1 folder(s)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, 2003

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2018.
Title
Civil War morning reports scrapbook
Author
Meredith Jones
Date
July 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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Atlanta GA 30305
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