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Edom T. Moon papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS802f
Scope and Content This collection contains a series of 24 handwritten narratives by Edom T. Moon, which document the exploits of the 35th Georgia Infantry Regiment in the Civil War. These narratives, which Moon titles "letters," were written sometime between the war's end in 1865 and his death in 1908. Of note is the description of the Battle of Gettysburg in letter 13; the narration of the death and burial of Stonewall Jackson in letter 11; and a copy of the lyrics to the song, "Stonewall Jackson's Way,"...
Dates: 1865-1908, 2000

Francis Lawton Mobley Papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1008
Scope and Content The bulk of the collection is a series of letters from Lt. Francis Lawton Mobley to his wife, Rhoda Gaskins Mobley during his time of service in the Civil War. Lt. Mobley illustrates daily camp life for his wife and reports on his general health and well-being. In most letters he reports his current location and the various ailments afflicting the men in his regiment. The most common ailments mentioned were "Brain" fever, chills, measles, mumps, and diarrhea as well as battle field...
Dates: 1861-1916, undated; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1862

Laurens Hill Plantation collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS208f
Scope and Content This collection contains an eight-page copy of a letter dated March 24, 1864 addressed to Miss Lucy Littell, in care of Reverend William S. Baird, Wesleyan Institute, Staunton, Virginia from A. K. The letter describes a visit to Richmond, Virginia and Laurens Hill Plantation in Laurens County, Georgia. He details the house on the plantation, food and clothing prices, salaries of servants, crops, and the style of dress and lifestyle of Orralee Troup, daughter of former Georgia Governor George...
Dates: 1864, 1976

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