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John Matthew McCrary papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS152

Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence between John McCrary and his wife, Mary Boyd; his brother, Robert, and mother, Nancy, during John McCrary's service in the Georgia Volunteers during the Civil War. Additional records include a contract between John McCrary and his former slaves; his furlough order; and a list of Mr. McCrary's taxable property.

Dates

  • 1862-1865, undated

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

John Matthew McCrary served with the 55th Regiment of the Georgia Volunteers and was imprisoned at Camp Douglas, Illinois.

Extent

0.5 linear ft. (1 document case)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1975.
Title
John Matthew McCrary papers
Author
Finding aid prepared by
Date
January 2012
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared According To Dacs
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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