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Curtis J. Hill enlistment record

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS728f

Scope and Content

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.

Dates

  • 19 March 1861

Creator

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Administrative/Biographical History

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).

Extent

1 item(s)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, 2005

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2014.
Title
Curtis J. Hill enlistment record
Author
Sue VerHoef
Date
29 May 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

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