Lam family papers
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Lam family papers

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: Lakin, Margaret Whitman
Creator: Lam, James G.
Title: Lam family papers
Dates: 1864-1867, undated
Quantity: 1.0 Folder
Identification: ahc.MSS439f

Biographical/Historical Note

Biographical information about the Lam family has not been determined.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of three letters. One letter of particular interest was written by "Jas. G. Lam," a soldier in the 1st Georgia Battalion during the Civil War, and documents a railroad accident and the Confederate retreat. There is a letter signed by M. L. Whittmore and an oath of allegiance to the United States signed by Charles Lam. Also included are envelopes addressed to Margaret Whitman Lakin.


Index Terms

Lam family--Correspondence
Lam, Charles
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate

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

Lam family papers, MSS 439f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1976

Description Control

This collection was re-processed in 2012.


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.


Container List

 

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1Papers, 1864-1867, undated View online.