Maud Morrow Brown Civil War manuscript and letter from Margaret Mitchell
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Maud Morrow Brown Civil War manuscript and letter from Margaret Mitchell

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Brown, Maude Morrow
Title: Maud Morrow Brown Civil War manuscript and letter from Margaret Mitchell
Dates: 1931, 1941
Quantity: 1.0 Folder
Identification: ahc.MSS172f

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a typed copy of the diary of William Decatur Howell, a Confederate soldier of Oxford, Mississippi who served in Atlanta during the Atlanta Campaign. The diary also contains a short biography of Howell. The manuscript was compiled by Howell's aunt, Maud Morrow Brown in 1931. The collection also contains a letter from author Margaret Mitchell to Ms. Brown regarding the manuscript.


Index Terms

Atlanta Campaign, 1864
Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Maud Morrow Brown Civil War manuscript and letter from Margaret Mitchell, MSS 172f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1958


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.


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1Papers, 1931, 1941