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Antebellum and Civil War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS645
Scope and Contents of the Records This is a collection of documents, most of which chronicle the history of the American Civil War, particularly the Atlanta Campaign. In addition, there are several documents which reflect the history of the Antebellum South, including African American slavery. The collection includes letters, diaries, special orders, pardons, requisitions, poems, pamphlets, newspapers, personal narratives, biographies, circulars, broadsides, muster rolls, currency, bibles, research papers, and other private...
Dates: 1832-1935, undated

Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum records

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1103
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, newspapers, reports, and documents pertaining to the Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum, the history of the Atlanta Campaign of 1864, and the history of the Battle of Atlanta painting. Documents contained within this collection pertain to the maintenance and restoration of the painting as well as operation of the museum. These materials include correspondence between museum executives and conservators, office memos, research, narration scripts, and...
Dates: 1847-2013, undated; Majority of material found within 1963 - 2013

Cornelius Hanleiter Papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS109
Scope and Content The collection includes five bound volumes of Cornelius Hanleiter’s war diary from 1861 – 1865, along with correspondence, including a letter from Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens. The collection also contains sketches of Hanleiter’s outpost in Savannah, and other documents relating to his service in the Army of the Confederacy. Also included are newspaper clippings pertaining to the careers of C.R. Hanleiter, Lemuel P. Grant, Colonel Tom Harvard, Anton L. Kontz, and Jonathan...
Dates: 1825-1944, undated, (bulk 1861-1865)

Davidson Family papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS78
Scope and Content The majority of this collection consists of correspondence between John and Julia Davidson before and during the Civil War. The letters capture a sense of their courtship prior to their wedding in 1855, as well as the physical and spiritual challenges John faced as a soldier in the Confederate Army and those Julia endured in the besieged city of Atlanta. The collection contains several letters written by John Davidson to Julia’s parents who lived in Atlanta and were the proprietors of...
Dates: 1851-1970, bulk 1861-1865

DuBose family collection

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1020
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal papers of Beverly M. DuBose, Sr., Beverly M. DuBose, Jr., Frances "Duffie" Henley Woodruff DuBose, and a number of other relatives and close friends; the professional papers of Beverly M. DuBose, Jr.; and the documents associated with the Civil War collection acquired by DuBose, Jr. and Beverly "Bo" M. DuBose, III. The personal papers are focused on family ancestry research, personal correspondence, and DuBose, Jr.'s military service in the United States...
Dates: 1782-2001, undated

Eliza and Waldo Jones family and genealogical papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1107
Scope and Content Eliza Jones accumulated this collection to document the genealogy of her extended families as well that of her husband, Waldo Jones. Materials include correspondence that documents her daily life and views, financial records, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and diaries. The collection also contains papers from her and Waldo Jones's extended family. Families represented include the Woolford, Grant, Slaton, Harris, Fitz-Randolph, Martin, Waldo, Winslow, Felder, and Jackson families.
Dates: 1789-1992, undated; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1970

Emma Jacqueline Slade Prescott booklets

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Identifier: ahc.MSS277f
Scope and Content This collection consists of two booklets entitled "Stories of the War" and "Reminiscences of the War." In these documents Prescott wrote about "yankees" torturing a man in order to discover where his money was hidden; and how her husband was called to war in 1862 and later how he faced down thirty armed deserters who planned to kill him. She also writes about how she hid valuables from "yankee" raids; an occasion when the "yankees" broke into her home and threatened her at gunpoint; the places...
Dates: 1922-1924

James E. Williams collection

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Identifier: ahc.MSS329
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of Williams family members letters, bills, and receipts beinginning in the 1820s to the turn of the century. There are three bound books: checkbook 1854, Williams company account book 1859, and scrapbook 1904-1905. There are also several Confederate bond receipts and checks, letters from the field, a parole, a bill of sale for a slave, and monthly subsistence papers. Other items include a fire insurance policy dated October 16, 1865; an invitation to Fanny...
Dates: 1820-1905, undated

J.W. Speir Civil War letters

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Identifier: ahc.MSS332f
Scope and Content This collection contains transcriptions of letters from Confederate soldier J.W. Speir to his wife. He writes about camp conditions, fighting around Atlanta, hospital conditions, and their children.
Dates: 1864

Leonard H. Eicholtz Civil War letter

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Identifier: ahc.MSS101f
Scope and Content This collection contains a letter sent from Leonard H. Eicholtz to Washington Townsend. Eicholtz discusses his change in base from Saint Mary's to Chattanooga, Tennessee, and explains that he is "engaged in the Construction Corps, rebuilding bridges and track in the rear of Sherman's Army." He discusses his work rebuilding a 600 foot long and seventy-five foot high bridge in six days. Eicholtz notes that Sherman has Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston on the run and predicts that the battle...
Dates: 1864 June 27

Perry family correspondence

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Identifier: ahc.MSS174
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence between the Perry family and extended family members including the Carters and the Chisolms. Transcription is available for the letters dated between 1852 and 1869. The topics include the experiences of the Perry children in school in Monroe, Georgia, as well as plantation and farming life after the Civil War. Other topics include difficulties with freedmen after the Civil War, failing banks in Georgia, poor health, and development in Atlanta.
Dates: 1852-1901, undated

Robert Carr war correspondence

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Identifier: ahc.MSS756f
Scope and Content This collection primarily contains letters from Robert Carr to his sister, Virginia (1844-1927), and his mother, Sarah. The letters document his time in the Battery F, First Ohio Light Artillery, including a firsthand account of his involvement in Civil War engagements such as the Battle of Shiloh and the United States Army’s capture of John Hunt Morgan. The collection also contains letter from Ripley, Ohio during World War II. The soldier mentioned in the letter is presumably a descendant of...
Dates: 1861-1876, 1943, undated

Roderick Perry papers

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Identifier: ahc.mss806
Scope and Content This collection contains letters written by Roderick Perry and his family and friends of Warsaw, Kentucky. Also included are letters to soldiers requesting help from Kate Perry, Perry's adjutant handbook, and business cards of merchants supplying goods to prisioners of war.
Dates: 1841 - 1926

Underwood, Key families papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS213
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, envelopes and financial and legal documents belonging primarily to members of the Underwood family of Franklin County, and later Lithonia, Georgia. Most of the correspondence was written by William and Alvin Underwood to their parents and siblings when the pair served in the Confederate Army from 1861-1864. William sent correspondence to his family telling of his unit’s fitness and preparation, his optimism about a short war, his difficulties in getting...
Dates: 1827-1951 (bulk 1861-1864)

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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 11
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 7
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Atlanta Campaign, 1864 4
Soldiers -- Georgia -- Correspondence 4
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women 3
Associations, institutions, etc. -- Georgia -- Atlanta 2
Atlanta (Ga.) 2
Business records -- Georgia 2
Cycloramas -- Georgia -- Atlanta 2
Family life -- Georgia -- Atlanta 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Hospitals 2
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 2
World War, 1939-1945 2
Account books -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
African Americans -- Georgia 1
African Americans -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History 1
Agriculture -- Georgia 1
American diaries 1
Associations, institutions, etc. -- United States 1
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Race relations 1
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Farm life -- Georgia 1
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Franklin County (Ga.) -- History 1
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Georgia -- History -- 1815-1861 1
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Georgia -- Race relations 1
Historic preservation -- Georgia 1
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Invoices -- Georgia -- Lithonia 1
Land titles -- Georgia 1
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Madison (Ga.) 1
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Military pensions -- United States 1
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Morgan's Ohio Raid, 1863 1
New Orleans (La.) 1
Painting, American -- Conservation and restoration 1
Panoramas -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Peninsular Campaign, 1862 1
Periodicals 1
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site (Ga.) 1
Plantation life -- Georgia. 1
Promissory notes -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Promissory notes -- Georgia -- DeKalb County 1
Quartermasters -- Confederate States of America. 1
Quartermasters -- United States 1
Railroads -- Georgia 1
Savannah (Ga.) -- History 1
Scrapbooks 1
Sheet music 1
Sherman's March to the Sea 1
Shiloh, Battle of (Tennessee : 1862) 1
Slave bills of sale -- Georgia 1
Slavery -- Georgia 1
Slavery -- Georgia -- History -- 19th century 1
Slaves -- Georgia -- Fulton County 1
Slaves -- Virginia -- Amherst County 1
Socialites -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Speeches, addresses, etc. -- Georgia 1
States' rights (American politics) 1
Stone Mountain Memorial State Park (Ga.) 1
Teachers -- Georgia 1
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Battlefields 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Portraits 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Registers 1
United States -- Race relations 1
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American 1
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Centennial celebrations, etc. 1
War memorials -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Warsaw, (Ky.) -- History 1
West Point (Ga.) -- History 1
Widows -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
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Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 3
Atlanta Cyclorama (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Georgia. Militia 2
Lee, Robert E., (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 2
Andervount, Jacob 1
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Atlanta (Ga.). Department of Parks and Recreation 1
Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum. 1
Atlanta Historical Society 1
Atlanta Public Library. Ida Williams Branch 1
Baptist Banner (Newspaper) 1
Barnes, L.H. 1
Brandon, H. L. 1
Carr, Robert 1
Carr, Virginia 1
Carter, Laura E. 1
Carter, Mary A. 1
Civil War Centennial Commission of Illinois 1
Civil War Round Table, Atlanta 1
Cobb, Howell 1
Collins, Ellis 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Cobb's Legion 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865) 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 38th. Company C 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 4th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 6th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 7th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Volunteers, 14th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Volunteers, 63rd 1
Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 39th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Sharpshooter Battalion, 4th 1
Confederate States of America. Ordnance Bureau 1
Copeland, Stephan W. 1
Cox, John C. 1
Davidson family 1
Davidson, John Mitchell 1
Davidson, Julia Dunn 1
Davis, Larkin 1
Dodson, John W. 1
Dorwhut, J.W. 1
DuBose, Beverly M., 1918-1986 1
DuBose, Beverly Means, 1886-1953 1
Dubose, Beverly Means 1
Dunn family 1
Eicholtz, Leonard H. 1
English, R.W. 1
Erwin, H. H. 1
Fitz-Randolph family 1
Fletcher, Joan F. 1
Georgia (Ironclad) 1
Githins, Will H. 1
Grant family 1
Grant, John T. 1
Grant, Lemuel Pratt 1
Grant, Sallie Fannie (Sarah Frances Reid), 1839-1920 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 1
Grant, William Daniel, 1837-1901 1
Groves, John S. 1
Hanleiter family 1
Hanleiter, Cornelius Redding 1
Harris family 1
Harris, Volney S. 1
Hill, Benjamin H. (Benjamin Harvey) 1
Horsley, William 1
International Panorama and Diorama Society 1
Johns, Ephram H. 1
Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891 1
Jones family 1
Jones, A. Waldo (Albigence Waldo), 1912-1983 1
Jones, E. W. 1
Jones, Eliza Woolford, 1916-1992 1
Junior League of Atlanta 1
Kerksis, Sydney C. 1
Key family 1
Kurtz, Wilbur G. (Wilbur George), 1882-1967 1
Ladies' Memorial Association 1
Leyden, Austin 1
Linscott, Harry 1
Lockman, John 1
Longstreet, James 1
Martin family 1
McCall, E. H. 1
McCay, C. F. (Charles Francis) 1
McKay, Philip 1
Mercer, John J. 1
Mitchell, William A. 1
Morgan, John Hunt 1
Morlan, J. A. 1
National Bank of Georgia 1
Perry family 1
Perry, Amanda (Minnie) 1
Perry, Clara P. 1
Perry, Cordelia 1
Perry, Fountain 1
Perry, Grant D. 1
Perry, James S. 1
Perry, Jenny 1
Perry, Jesse M. 1
Perry, Julia 1
Perry, Kate E. 1
Perry, Laura L. 1
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