Henry "Harry" L. Stone papers
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Henry "Harry" L. Stone 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: Stone, Harry , (Henry L.)
Title: Henry "Harry" L. Stone papers
Dates: 1776-1875
Quantity: 1.0 Folder
Identification: ahc.MSS624f

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry "Harry" L. Stone served in the Union Army in Company A, of the 50th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He served as a clerk at the headquarters of the Department of the Ohio in 1863 under Major General Ambrose Burnside. He also served as a second lieutenant in Company B, 40th U.S. Colored Infantry. In January 1864, Stone was appointed as captain in Company B, 22nd Regiment of U.S. Colored Infantry. Additional biographical information about Harry L. Stone has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the daily schedule for October 9, 1865, of the 40th U. S. Colored Infantry and special orders regarding the accounting of clothing in this infantry and disciplinary action of two officers. Another special order dated August 7, 1863, appoints Stone as the clerk for the headquarters of the Department of the Ohio. Also included is early paper currency from the colony of New York produced in 1776 and the state of Maine produced in 1778. The collection contains a letter written in February 22, 1871 to President Grant from Stone requesting help in finding employment. A letter dated February 1, 1864 from William H. Cranston, mayor of Newport, Rhode Island, to Stone's father details a chance meeting between the mayor and General Ambrose Burnside during which he spoke to Burnside about Stone's conduct.

Index Terms

Grant, Ulysses S., (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Money--Confederate States of America
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Participation, African American.
United States. Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 22nd (1864-1866)
United States. Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 40th (1864-1866)
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 50th (1862-1865). Company A

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

Henry "Harry" L. Stone papers, MSS624f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1993

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed 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.

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