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Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

A. J. McBride collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS220f
Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence, lists, and reminiscences about the Civil War, primarily surrounding the service of Colonel A. J. McBride of the 10th Georgia Regiment. The collection includes an 1864 letter regarding his promotion, and several letters written to him on the subject of war time experiences and post war life. The collection also includes a manuscript by L. L. Cochran of Alabama titled "The Tenth Georgia Regiment at Gettysburg."

Dates: 1862-1901

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

Helen Dortch Longstreet visual arts materials

Collection number: ahc.VIS424
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs of Helen Dortch Longstreet and identified individuals. Several of the images feature events honoring her husband, General James Longstreet, including the Ford luncheon at the 1939 New York World’s Fair, the 1940 Golden Gate International Exposition, and the 1941 8th United States Infantry Reunion Day Exercises at Fort Benning. Of special note are photographs of a commemorative coin in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg as well as an...
Dates: 1937-1955, undated

James Farson Civil War narrative and slave bill of sale

Collection number: 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

James Lile Lemon papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1275
Scope and Contents This collection documents the military career of Captain James Lile Lemon. It includes the first and third volume of a three-set diary that details his military engagements and experiences. Of particular note Vol. 1 includes a rose pressed into the cover. In addition, there are copies of Lemon’s memoir in which he detailed his recollections of the war. The collection also contains transcripts of all three diaries and parts one and two of the memoir, wartime maps, newspapers, letters from...
Dates: 1850-2005, undated

John Malachi Bowden Civil War memoirs

Collection number: ahc.MSS537f
Scope and Content This collection contains copies of transcriptions of the memoirs of John Malachi Bowden as dictated to his son, John Wightman Bowden. He describes the atmosphere of his hometown during the debate over secession, noting the fervor with which those opposed to secession and war were condemned as cowards. Bowden recalls his experiences fighting several major battles of the Civil War including Gettysburg, Fredericksburg, Yorktown, Spotsylvania Court House, Malvern Hall and Knoxville. The account...
Dates: undated

Reverend John Wesley Stipe Papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS685f
Scope and Content This collection consists of genealogical information about John Wesley Stipe as well as typewritten and handwritten memoirs of his childhood, the days of his first marriage, Civil War service, and career as a Methodist Episcopal circuit pastor. His typewritten memoirs describe life in rural antebellum Georgia including such activities as justice courts, log rolling, and corn shucking. Of particular interest are two handwritten journal entries, written in the style of a newspaper series,...
Dates: 1864-2003, undated; Majority of material found within 1864 - 1961