Curtis J. Hill enlistment record
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Curtis J. Hill enlistment record

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Hill, Curtis J., 1837-1893
Title: Curtis J. Hill enlistment record
Dates: 19 March 1861
Quantity: 1.0 Item(s)
Identification: ahc.MSS728f

Biographical/Historical Note

Curtis Jefferson Hill (1837-1893) was born in Georgia and was a farmer in Cobb County, Georgia, when he enlisted as a private in Company F, 1st Georgia Regulars, on 19 March 1861. He was either wounded or became ill while serving with his unit in Savannah, Georgia, and was hospitalized there in July 1861. He married Mary Emmeline Porter (1844-1910) and the couple had three children: Israel E. (b. 1880); Bob L. (b. 1882); and Minnie (b. 1887).

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of an enlistment document declaring Curtis J. Hill's intent to enlist as a soldier in the army of the State of Georgia for a period of three years. The document is signed by the commanding officer of the 1st Georgia Regulars, Captain William J. Magill, and includes Hill's mark (in lieu of signature) and physical description.

Index Terms

Cobb County (Ga.)
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Regular Infantry Regiment, 1st.
Magill, William J., 1827-1890
Marietta (Ga.)--History
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Curtis J. Hill enlistment record, MSS 728f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, 2005

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2014.


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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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1Curtis J. Hill enlistment record, 19 March 1861