|Repository:||Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Creator:||Fincher, John Wesley, 1824-1898|
|Title:||John Wesley Fincher papers|
John Wesley Fincher (1824-1898) was born in Canton, Georgia and died in Whitfield County, Georgia. Fincher moved from Canton to Dalton in 1853 where he ran a mercantile business. While residing in Whitfield County he was Tax Collector for eight years. He also served in the Mexican War from 1846-1847.
This collection contains copies of a diary of John Wesley Fincher regarding his personal and religious experiences during the Mexican War; a letter written on October 28, 1846, possibly describing Mr. Fincher's experiences in the war; a soldier's discharge from the First Regiment of Georgia Volunteers; and a newspaper article regarding letter of J. Pufus Smith, a friend of Mr. Fincher's, who describes his Mexican War experiences.
The location of the original documents has not been determined. The Kenan Research Center owns only copies of the documents in this collection.
John Wesley Fincher papers, MSS 109f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center
This collection is open for research.
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.