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Scope and Content This collection consists of portraits of members of the Ellet, Cabell, and Hopkins families. The portrait of Mary Virginia Ellet Cabell (VIS 29.8) was produced by Marcus Aurelius Root (1808-1888), a well-known daguerreian, who worked primarily in Philadelphia and New York. Some of the albumen cards were produced by Linnie Condon, a late nineteenth century female photographer working in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: approximately 1850-1880, undated
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of one letter from Charles Lucian Jones, to an unknown officer in the Confederate States Navy, detailing of the Battle at Wassaw Sound. Jones provides specific times of events and explains why the CSS Atlanta surrendered so quickly to the Union Navy.
Dates: June 17, 1863
Scope and Content This collection consists of a pay receipt issued to Robert J. Freeman while he was serving as assistant surgeon on the CSS Atlanta.
Dates: 19 December 1862
- Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations X
- Ambrotypes 1
- Daguerreotypes 1
- Photographers -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
- Suspension bridges -- Design and construction 1
- Tintypes 1
- Wassaw Sound (Ga.) 1 ∧ less
- Atlanta (Ironclad) 1
- Atlanta (Steam ram) 1
- Cabell, William Daniel 1
- Condon, Linnie, 1844-1909 1
- Confederate States of America. Navy 1