McClatchey family papers
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McClatchey family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: McClatchey family
Title: McClatchey family papers
Dates: 1861-1866
Quantity: 2.0 Folders
Identification: ahc.MSS222f

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains copies of correspondence and a journal written during the Civil War. There are ten letters written to and about John George McClatchey; a memorial poem written by Minerva McClatchey after the death of her son John who was a private in Company I, 7th Georgia Cavalry. He was wounded at the Battle of Trevillian Station, and died at a hospital in Gordonsville, Virginia.

Index Terms

Atlanta Campaign, 1864
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
McClatchey, John George, -1864
Trevilian Station, Battle of, Va., 1864

Existence and Location of Originals note

The originals are held at the Georgia Department of Archives and History. The Kenan Research Center only owns copies.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

McClatchey family papers, MSS 222f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1979


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Container List



1Papers, 1861-1866


1Papers, 1864 ( 1.0 Folder )