Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents of the Records This is a collection of documents, most of which chronicle the history of the American Civil War, particularly the Atlanta Campaign. In addition, there are several documents which reflect the history of the Antebellum South, including African American slavery. The collection includes letters, diaries, special orders, pardons, requisitions, poems, pamphlets, newspapers, personal narratives, biographies, circulars, broadsides, muster rolls, currency, bibles, research papers, and other private...
Dates: 1832-1935, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains Benjamin T. Hunter's diary, in which he wrote extensively about the weather, his school, hunting, Civil War battles, drilling and camp life with the local militia, the cost of items he had purchased, and various activities he pursued in his workshop. Also included are military documents in which Hunter is ordered to arrest deserters. There are letters from J. DeWitt Burkhead regarding a teaching position in Athens, Georgia. The collection also contains papers related...
Scope and Content This collection contains primarily the personal and professional papers of Beverly Means DuBose, Jr. The bulk of the personal papers document DuBose's military service in the United States Navy. There is an assortment of training materials and periodicals issued by a variety of military agencies. Also included in this series are a few presentations given by DuBose and materials pertaining to the anti-communism movement in the United States in the early 1960s. The professional papers...
Dates: 1802-1985, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains images collected by the DuBose family. Subjects include military personnel, battlefields, and the U. S. Civil War era. Photographic formats include ambrotypes, cartes de visite, cabinet cards, daguerreotypes, drawings, engravings, ivorytypes, photographs, tintypes, albumen prints, and photographic albums. There are also photographic images with drawn enhancements, one of a young soldier and another of an older man. These images document the United States Civil War. ...
Dates: 1840-1870, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains forty-two original letters written by A. T. Holliday to his wife, Elizabeth (Lizy). These letters were written between July 6, 1864 and September 10, 1864 during Mr. Holliday's service in the Georgia Militia in the Atlanta Campaign. Two additional letters in the collection were written by Elizabeth to A. T. Holliday during the same time period. The letters from A.T. include his reports of skirmishes along the Chattahoochee River and behind picket lines surrounding...
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains a certificate presented to John A. Fillen appointing him Major of the “Atlanta Battalion” of the Georgia Militia. The appointment was made by Georgia Governor, James M. Smith, on July 24, 1874 and is also signed by the Secretary of the Executive Department, J.N. Warren.
Scope and Content This collection consists of one copy of the Returns of the Election for the positions of Captain, 1st Lieutenant, and 2nd Lieutenant of Company K of the 5th Regiment. Hugh M. Dorsey was elected Captain; Sam H. Howell was elected 1st Lieutenant; and James C. Rathers was elected 2nd Lieutenant. Also listed are the names of 29 men who voted.
Scope and Content The bulk of this collection consists of papers and copies of letters, receipts, and other documents amassed by Martha Pearson Cook Winship and her daughter: Anna Eliza Flournoy. The files largely consist of genealogy on the Winship and Flournoy families with sources of information that include newspaper clippings, tributes from United Daughters of the Confederacy, and correspondence. Personal papers in the collection include correspondence, and scrapbook materials. Of particular note is: the...