John A. Berry Civil War papers
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John A. Berry Civil War papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Berry, John A.
Title: John A. Berry Civil War papers
Dates: 1860-1865
Quantity: 1.0 Folder
Identification: ahc.MSS391f

Biographical/Historical Note

John A. Berry served in the 30th Georgia Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Steven's Brigade, Walker's Division, Army of Tennessee. He joined the regiment as a private and was promoted to sergeant in May 1862. He also served as quartermaster. Additional biographical information about John A. Berry has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a bill of sale for the Emeline plantation and slaves both sold to Maxwell R. Berry; a two dollar bill issued by the Planter's Bank of the State of Georgia; a military pass into Atlanta, Georgia; and John A. Berry's oath of allegiance to the United States.

Index Terms

Promissory notes--Georgia--Savannah
Slave bills of sale

General Notes

America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia received support from a Digitizing Historical Records grant awarded to the Atlanta History Center, Georgia Historical Society, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Digital Library of Georgia by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James A. Berry Civil War papers, MSS 391f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Description Control

This collection was re-processed in 2012.


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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



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