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Joshua M. Mitchell collection

Identifier: ahc.MSS240f

Scope and Content

This collection contains photocopies of Civil War documents of Joshua M. Mitchell, including furlough papers; list of persons at Johnson's Island prison in Ohio, requisition papers, service records, appointment papers; a marriage contract of Joshua Mitchell and V. T. Rundle; poems, death notices of Thomas H. Mitchell and Ruth Mitchell; list of children of Thomas and Ruth Mitchell; and letters from the Department of Confederate Pension and Records.


  • 1861-1867, 1957, 1960


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Joshua Marion Mitchell, son of Thomas H. and Ruth Tillery Mitchell, was born October 13, 1826 in Walton County, Georgia. He enlisted as a private in Company H, 42nd Regiment, Georgia Infantry in 1862 and was eventually elected captain. He was wounded at Rocky Face, Georgia, and captured at Nashville, Tennessee, and released at Johnson's Island on June 17, 1865.


1 folder(s)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1979

Existence and Location of Originals

The repository holding the original documents in this collection has not been determined. The Kenan Research Center owns the copies only.
Joshua M. Mitchell collection
Paul Crater
April 2014
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

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

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305