Mangum family papers
Scope and Content
This collection consists of military records from the career of Dr. William L. Mangum as well as other family papers. Documents include military orders for Mangum to raise a cavalry company from wounded Confederate soldiers; personal letters; Confederate military passes; account pages, tax, and other receipts; and birth, marriage, and death certificates. The collection also includes weaving draft patterns from "Lizzie," possibly Mangum's sister Elizabeth, which were translated in the 1990s by M. Carol Adams.
- 1825-1991, undated
- Mangum, William M., 1827-1904 (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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
Dr. William Lilly Mangum (1827-1904) was born in Georgia to William (1794-1849) and Mary (1790-1862). He had seven siblings: Nancy (1816-1889), Martha (1818-1903), Esther (1821-?), Jane (1823-1867), Elizabeth (1825-?), James (1830-1858), and Fannie (1832-1910). In 1870 he married Lavenia Blackman Elkins (1837-1874); and after her death Teresa Alice Waldrop (1866-1906) in 1885. Mangum served in the Confederate Army as a Lieutenant.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcriptions for documents in this collection are included in folder two.
America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia received support from a Digitizing Historical Records grant awarded to the Atlanta History Center, Georgia Historical Society, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Digital Library of Georgia by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
This collection was re-processed in 2018.
- Mangum family papers
- Louanne Heintz
- July 2012
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.