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Scope and Content This collection contains transcriptions and copies of two letters from Wagner, a soldier in the 2nd Battery, Heavy Artillery, Conderate States Army, to Emma Dasher regarding events associated with the Atlanta Campaign in July 1864.
Scope and Content This collection contains Benjamin T. Hunter's diary, in which he wrote extensively about the weather, his school, hunting, Civil War battles, drilling and camp life with the local militia, the cost of items he had purchased, and various activities he pursued in his workshop. Also included are military documents in which Hunter is ordered to arrest deserters. There are letters from J. DeWitt Burkhead regarding a teaching position in Athens, Georgia. The collection also contains papers related...
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains the transcriptions of three letters written during the Civil War by Colin Dunlop. The first letter was written to his sister on April 13, 1864 at a Confederate Army camp near Dalton, Georgia. Within the letter, he mentions that he has no access to news due to the newspaper strike in Atlanta, and gives his sister updates on his health. He also asks her to give his regards to other family members and friends. The second letter to his sister was written on August 13, 1864...
Dates: 1864, 1945
Scope and Content The collection contains twenty-three letters and one receipt written by and to the members of the Huff family and their friends. Included are letters written between 1853 and 1855 by Albert, Green, Jackson, Zipporah, and Monroe Willis. The young men wrote about traveling to Quitman, Texas to open a mercantile business. Their letters cover topics including the quality of the land, their trouble in finding spouses, the integrity of the locals, and the purchasing of goods for their business. ...
Scope and Content This collection contains copies of letters from Roderick Gaspero Shaw, a soldier in Company A, 4th Florida Infantry, CSA, to his sister and uncle. Also included is a letter to relatives about his death in Marietta, Georgia during the Atlanta Campaign.
Scope and Content This collection contains 1 telegram and 106 letters written between members of the Simms family. The collection also contains transcriptions of 52 of the letters. Most of the letters were written by Arthur Benjamin Simms to his sister Lucy Jane Simms, however there are also some letters written to his mother Jerusha Simms. Other letters were written by Lucy Jane Simms, James Phillip Simms, Jerusha Simms, and Richard Lee Simms, Jr. All but three of Arthur Benjamin’s letters were written from...
Dates: 1841, 1860-1878; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1878
Scope and Content The collection consists of letters from William N. Mattison to his wife. The letters describe the hard living conditions of the soldiers, the battle locations of their regiment, and his task of recovering soldiers from hospitals and returning them to the regiments. His regiment moved often. His letters indicate that he was stationed at Camp Hampton Rickean; Camp Wappoo, South Carolina; Marietta, Georgia; Corinth, Mississippi; West Point, Mississippi; Sattillo, Mississippi; near Harrison,...