Jesse R. Griffin papers
Scope and Content
This collection consists of a scrapbook, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and related documents. The scrapbook was kept by Jesse R. Griffin's wife about him and his topics of interest, which included the Civil War, veterans, United Daughters of the Confederacy, President McKinley, religion, and Carrollton, Georgia.
- 1880-1946, undated
- Griffin, Jesse R., Mrs. (Person)
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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
Jesse R. Griffin enlisted as a private in the Civil War on August 17, 1861 with Company G, 1st Regiment, Decatur County, Georgia. He was mustered out at Augusta, Georgia, on March 18, 1862. He reenlisted as a private in Company B, 8th Regiment, Florida Infantry on May 10, 1862. He was appointed to be the musician. Later he was transferred to Company F and was appointed 1st Sergeant on January 1, 1864. Griffin received wounds in 1864 and was treated in General Hospital at Howard's Grove, Richmond, Virginia, from May 10-June 3, 1864 for contusion of his right hip. He surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, on April 9, 1865. After the war he lived in Carrollton, Georgia, where he was a member of the the Carrollton Lodge No. 69 F. & A.M. and was a vice president of the Carroll County Sunday School Association.
0.2 linear ft. (1 half document case)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Reunion and association ribbons have been removed to the textiles collection.
- Jesse R. Griffin papers
- Josh Hogan
- September 2013
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.