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DuBose family collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1020
Scope and Content This collection contains primarily the personal and professional papers of Beverly Means DuBose, Jr. The bulk of the personal papers document DuBose's military service in the United States Navy. There is an assortment of training materials and periodicals issued by a variety of military agencies. Also included in this series are a few presentations given by DuBose and materials pertaining to the anti-communism movement in the United States in the early 1960s. The professional papers...
Dates: 1802-1985, undated

Francis DeGress Papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS998
Scope and Content The collection primarily contains materials pertaining to the activities of Captain Francis DeGress during and after the Civil War. Some of the documents include personal accounts of battle activities by Captain DeGress, field reports, military certificates, correspondence, official records of DeGress' Battery, and ledgers documenting clothing accounts for soldiers under his command. Of special interest is a letter from Theodore Davis to Mrs. Francis DeGress describing Captain DeGress'...
Dates: 1862-1917, undated

Francis DeGress Photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS195
Scope and Content The collection contains five photographs of Francis DeGress. Most are portrait shots with the exception of one which is a group shot of eight gentlemen in uniform.
Dates: 1864, undated

General William Tecumseh Sherman field orders collection

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1027
Scope and Content This collection contains fifty-two special field orders (SFOs) handwritten by General Sherman from the 1864 Atlanta Campaign of the Civil War. The bulk of these orders pertain to troop movements of the Military Division of the Mississippi (Union) as it moved through northern Georgia en route to Atlanta. Also contained herein are special instructions for railroad destruction (Sherman's "neckties"), proper placement of military hospitals, treatment of "stragglers and skulkers," the occupation...
Dates: 1864

Holliday Family Civil War Correspondence

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Identifier: ahc.MSS116
Scope and Content This collection contains forty-two original letters written by A. T. Holliday to his wife, Elizabeth (Lizy). These letters were written between July 6, 1864 and September 10, 1864 during Mr. Holliday's service in the Georgia Militia in the Atlanta Campaign. Two additional letters in the collection were written by Elizabeth to A. T. Holliday during the same time period. The letters from A.T. include his reports of skirmishes along the Chattahoochee River and behind picket lines surrounding...
Dates: 1863-1864

James Farson Civil War narrative and slave bill of sale

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Identifier: ahc.MSS725f
Scope and Content This collection consists of a three-part narrative of Farson’s service in the United States Army during the Civil War as well as a slave bill of sale. Part One of Farson’s narrative includes his account of the creation of his company, his service in Louisiana and Mississippi, his promotion and transfer to the Army of Virginia, and a record of his military service up to the Battle of Chancellorsville. Part Two picks up Farson’s narrative at Chancellorsville and provides an account of his...
Dates: 1851, 1904, undated

Joseph Mackey Brown papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS41
Scope and Content This collection includes correspondence and ephemera of Joseph Mackey Brown, and also for his father, Georgia Governor Joseph Emerson Brown. The bulk of his correspondence relates to his tenure as governor, and includes pledges of support, congratulatory letters, and requests for patronage and jobs. Campaign correspondence relates to his failed gubernatorial campaign of 1910. In addition to his gubernatorial correspondence, agriculture and farming were frequent topics, as was the Georgia...
Dates: 1846-1926, undated; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1914

Wilbur G. Kurtz, Sr. papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS130
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Wilbur G. Kurtz, Sr. The bulk of the personal papers pertain to the Kurtz and Fuller families and Wilbur's early adult life in Greencastle, Indiana and Chicago, Illinois. The personal papers also contain a series of diaries written by Wilbur and correspondence between Kurtz and Fuller family members.This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Wilbur G. Kurtz, Sr. The bulk of the personal papers pertain...
Dates: 1814-1993, undated

Wilbur G Kurtz, Sr. visual arts collection

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Identifier: ahc.VIS197
Scope and Content This collection contains the family photographs of the Kurtz and Fuller families as well as visual materials Kurtz created and collected during the course of his career. Family photographs pertain to Kurtz and Fuller families as well as a few images from Annie Pye Kurtz prior to her marriage to Wilbur Sr. Also included are images of Wilbur Sr. and friends during his time in Chicago, Illinois. The bulk of this collection is photographic materials which support the research and field work...
Dates: 1859-1972, undated

William M. Standard papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1031
Scope and Content This collection consists of diaries; correspondence; military records and certificates; newspaper clippings; land deeds; and ephemera pertaining to William M. Standard. The collection also contains a school essay written by Standard's great-great-grandson, Ron Currens, and a 1961 map of Civil War battlefields on which Currens marked the route his ancestor followed during the war. Of particular interest are over 200 letters exchanged between Standard and his wife, Jane, as well as...
Dates: 1846-1970, undated

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Atlanta Cyclorama (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 4
Kurtz, Wilbur G. (Wilbur George), 1882-1967 3
Brown, Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894 2
DeGress, Francis, 1840-1883 2
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DuBose, Beverly M., 1918-1986 2
Fuller family 2
Fuller, William Allen 2
Georgia. Militia 2
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 2
Kurtz, Annie Laurie Fuller, 1884-1946 2
Kurtz, Wilbur, 1912-1991 2
Lee, Robert E., (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Western and Atlantic Railroad Company 2
Atlanta Historical Society 1
Atlanta Pioneer Women's Society 1
Brown, Joseph M. 1
Brown, Julius L., 1848-1910 1
Civil War Centennial Commission of Illinois 1
Civil War Round Table, Atlanta 1
Coca-Cola Company 1
Confederate States of America. Ordnance Bureau 1
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 1
De Havilland, Olivia 1
Dodson, John W. 1
DuBose, Beverly Means, 1886-1953 1
Dubose, Beverly Means 1
Farson, James 1
Felton, Rebecca Latimer 1
Gable, Clark, 1901-1960 1
Georgia (Ironclad) 1
Georgia. Milita. Brigade, 1st. Regiment, 1st. Company A 1
Hardage, Lucinda 1
Holliday family 1
Holliday, A.T. 1
Holliday, Elizabeth 1
Howard, Leslie 1
Junior League of Atlanta 1
Kerksis, Sydney C. 1
Kurtz, Annie Laurie, 1921- 1
Kurtz, Annie Rachel Pye, 1895-1985 1
Kurtz, Eugene 1
Ladies' Memorial Association 1
Leigh, Vivien 1
Long, Stephen H. (Stephen Harriman) 1
Longstreet, James 1
Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) 1
Marshall, Fannie Calhoun 1
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton) 1
McDaniel, Hattie 1
McKinley, William 1
McQueen, Butterfly 1
National Bank of Georgia 1
Pattillo Lumber Company 1
Rich's (Retail store) 1
Shenandoah (Cruiser) 1
Sons of Confederate Veterans (Organization) 1
Standard, Almira 1
Standard, George W. 1
Standard, Jane Ellis 1
Standard, Perry J. 1
Standard, William M. 1
Stroup Furnace (Bartow County, Ga.) 1
Tennessee. Civil War Centennial Commission 1
United Daughters of the Confederacy 1
United States. Army 1
United States. Army of Virginia 1
United States. Army of the Cumberland 1
United States. Army. Department of the Gulf (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 30th 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 33rd 1
United States. Navy 1
Watson, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1856-1922 1
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