William P. Harden papers
Scope and Content
This collection contains military orders, a newspaper clipping, as well as business letters that Dr. Harden received. Included are a summons before an unidentified medical board for his appointment as a surgeon, a letter countermanding transfer orders, a letter about legal issues with Lew Stewart, and a letter to "Jessie" about her education.
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This collection is open for research.
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Dr. William Preston Harden (1821-1885) was born to Claudine Antoinette and Dr. Robert Raymond Harden. Dr. Harden acted as a surgeon during the Civil War, serving in the Empire Hospital and the General Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. He married Sara Jane Murray. Additional biographical information about Dr. William Preston Harden has not been determined.
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.
This collection was re-processed in 2012.
- William P. Harden papers
- Paul Crater
- June 2012
- Description rules
- Finding Aid Prepared According To Dacs
- Language of description
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- Finding aid is written in English.