Atlanta Campaign, 1864
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection is a transcription of a letter written by John Barnett, a soldier in the Wisconsin 25th Infantry to "Brother Tom." The letter was written near Gainesville, Georgia. He describes movements across the Chattahoochee River to Kennesaw Mountain and on to Resaca. Date of transcription is unknown but definitely before 1956.
Dates: 1864 October 26
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains 11 letters from Walter S. Burns to his parents living in Findlay, Ohio. He writes about living conditions in the army camps, the needs of a soldier, his business matters at home, and news such as deaths of friends and family. Burns’ letters begin in Nashville, Tennessee in 1862 and continue through 1864 from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Ringgold and Atlanta, Georgia. He records fighting outside of Atlanta and the shelling of the city in his letter written on August 20,...
Dates: 1862 – 1864
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
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
Scope and Content This collection consists of three letters; two envelopes; one certificate declaring intent to become a United States citizen; and an abstract of a marriage record pertaining to William Burke. All materials except the envelopes have transcriptions. Two of the letters were written to Burke during the Civil War, one from Georgia by John Bailey and the other from Petersburg, Virginia, by John Welsh. The letters describe camp conditions; casualties; weather; lack of pay; and concerns about the...
Dates: 1849-1864, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains forty-six letters regarding the Civil War. Each accompanied by a typed transcription. Included are a sixteen page letter describing the Battle of Chancellorsville, a hand drawn pencil sketch of camp, and letters regarding the Atlanta Campaign, particularly the Battle of Peachtree Creek.
Dates: 1862-1865, undated
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
Scope and Content The collection consists of letters from William N. Mattison to his wife. The letters describe the hard living conditions of the soldiers, the battle locations of their regiment, and his task of recovering soldiers from hospitals and returning them to the regiments. His regiment moved often. His letters indicate that he was stationed at Camp Hampton Rickean; Camp Wappoo, South Carolina; Marietta, Georgia; Corinth, Mississippi; West Point, Mississippi; Sattillo, Mississippi; near Harrison,...
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence and Civil War research materials used by William R. Scaife. Correspondence is between Scaife and Jim Cripe of Illinois. Materials focus primarily on Colonel Daniel Cameron, a Union Brevet Brigadier General, and the infantry he oversaw, the 65th Illinois Regiment (also known as the "Scotch Regiment.")
Dates: 1930-1992, undated