Captain James Robert McMichael Civil War diary and letters
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Captain James Robert McMichael Civil War diary and letters

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: McMichael, J. R., (James Robert), 1835-1893
Title: Captain James Robert McMichael Civil War diary and letters
Dates: 1864-1865
Quantity: 1.0 Folder
Identification: ahc.MSS234f

Scope and Content Note

This collection includes a typed transcription of a diary of Captain James Robert McMichael written while a prisoner-of-war. The collection also contains typed transcriptions of letters received while in prison at Fort Delaware, names of units of fellow prisoners, and their signatures, a poem by Captain Jas. R. McCallum of Knoxville, Tennessee; and a tally of Confederate officers sent from Fort Delaware on board the USS Crescent to Morris Island.


Index Terms

Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Existence and Location of Originals note

The repository holding the original documents in this collection has not been determined. The Kenan Research Center owns the copies only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Captain james Robert McMichael Civil War diary and letters, MSS 234f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1944


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.