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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

 Collection
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

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

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

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

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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Andervount, Jacob 1
Atlanta (Ga.). Department of Parks and Recreation 1
Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum. 1
Atlanta Cyclorama (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Atlanta Public Library. Ida Williams Branch 1
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Baptist Banner (Newspaper) 1
Brandon, H. L. 1
Carter, Laura E. 1
Carter, Mary A. 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, 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
Copeland, Stephan W. 1
Cox, John C. 1
Davidson family 1
Davidson, John Mitchell 1
Davidson, Julia Dunn 1
Davis, Larkin 1
Dunn family 1
Georgia. Militia 1
Githins, Will H. 1
Grant, Lemuel Pratt 1
Harris, Volney S. 1
Hill, Benjamin H. (Benjamin Harvey) 1
Horsley, William 1
International Panorama and Diorama Society 1
Johns, Ephram H. 1
Jones, E. W. 1
Key family 1
Lee, Robert E., (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 1
Leyden, Austin 1
Linscott, Harry 1
Lockman, John 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
Perry family 1
Perry, Amanda (Minnie) 1
Perry, Clara P. 1
Perry, Cordelia 1
Perry, Grant D. 1
Perry, Jesse M. 1
Perry, Laura L. 1
Prescott, Alfred 1
Prescott, Emma Jacqueline 1
Rawson, E. E. 1
Richards, Samuel P. 1
Rockdale Papers Mills (Conyers, Ga.) 1
Rogers, J. H. 1
Rogers, William H. H. 1
Scarborough, Drury P. 1
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 1
Soldiers friend (Newspaper) 1
Stanley, Henry S. 1
Terry, Carlisle 1
Thib, S. C. 1
Thomas, Charles W. 1
Underwood family 1
Underwood, Alvin Columbus 1
Underwood, Little Berry 1
Underwood, William Jackson 1
United States. Army. Connecticut Infantry Regiment, 20th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 107th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 42nd (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 78th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Infantry. Ohio Regiment, 80th 1
United States. Army. New York Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1861-1865) 1
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 119th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 136th (1862-1865) 1
Vickers, L. E. 1
Ward, William S. 1
Washington Hall (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
White, Cynthia 1
White, J. R. 1
Williams family 1
Williams, James Etheldred 1
Woodworth, Edwin C. 1
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