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John A. Berry Civil War papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS391f

Scope and Content

This collection consists of a bill of sale for the Emeline plantation and slaves both sold to Maxwell R. Berry; a two dollar bill issued by the Planter's Bank of the State of Georgia; a military pass into Atlanta, Georgia; and John A. Berry's oath of allegiance to the United States.


  • 1860-1865


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 A. Berry served in the 30th Georgia Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Steven's Brigade, Walker's Division, Army of Tennessee. He joined the regiment as a private and was promoted to sergeant in May 1862. He also served as quartermaster. Additional biographical information about John A. Berry has not been determined.


1 folder(s)




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.

Description Control

This collection was re-processed in 2012.
John A. Berry Civil War papers
Paul Crater
July 2012
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

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

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305