Adolph A. Hoehling papers
Scope and Content
This collection contains material regarding Adolph A. Hoehling's book Last Train From Atlanta,including reviews, correspondence regarding the publication, and a copy of the book. The book documents how Atlantans reacted to General Sherman's impending occupation of the city before it was evacuated in 1864.
- 1864, 1956-1960
- Hoehling, A. A. (Adolph A.) (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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
Adolph A. (A.A.) Hoehling, III (1914-2004) was born to Adolph A. Hoehling (1868-1941), a judge on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia from 1921 to 1923, and Louise C. Hoehling (1882-1968), in Chevy Chase, Maryland. He married Mary Duprey (1914-2004) and they had a son, Adolph A. IV., and three daughters, Barbara, Thea, and Clara. Adolph III worked as a journalist at the Washington Post, the Washington Star, and the Portland Telegram. During World War II he joined the Navy. He later became a non-fiction author and historian, focusing on naval military history. In all, he wrote 26 books, including The Last Voyage of the Lusitania in 1956, Last Train from Atlanta in 1958, and Damn the Torpedoes: Naval Incidents of the Civil War in 1989.
0.209 linear ft. (one half document case)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
This collection was reprocessed in 2016.
- Confederate States of America -- Description and travel
- Hoehling, A. A. (Adolph A.) -- The Last train to Atlanta
- Social historians
- A. A. Hoehling papers
- Andrew Beck
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.