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4th Corps Army of the Cumberland United States Army field dispatch

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Collection number: ahc.MSS661f
Scope and Content

Handwritten dispatch from the United States 4th Army Corps to subordinate units giving instructions for handling supply trains as the army prepares to move for the Atlanta Campaign.

Dates: 1864

Adelle Bartlett Harper papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1136
Scope and Content

This collection contains clippings, correspondence, notes, and scrapbooks that document Adelle B. Harper's life as well as members of her family. Material provides insight into Harper's flower shop business, club activities, family life, and her wide variety of interests. Scrapbooks offer details about Auverne Harper's enrollment in Woodberry Hall School for Girls in Atlanta and Shorter College in Rome, Georgia.

Dates: 1864-2017, undated

Antebellum and Civil War Collection

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Collection number: ahc.MSS645
Scope and Contents of the Records This is a collection of documents, most of which chronicle the history of the American Civil War, particularly the Atlanta Campaign. In addition, there are several documents which reflect the history of the Antebellum South, including African American slavery. The collection includes letters, diaries, special orders, pardons, requisitions, poems, pamphlets, newspapers, personal narratives, biographies, circulars, broadsides, muster rolls, currency, bibles, research papers, and other private...
Dates: 1832-1935, undated

Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1103
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, newspapers, reports, and documents pertaining to the Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum, the history of the Atlanta Campaign of 1864, and the history of the Battle of Atlanta painting. Documents contained within this collection pertain to the maintenance and restoration of the painting as well as operation of the museum. These materials include correspondence between museum executives and conservators, office memos, research, narration scripts,...
Dates: 1847-2013, undated; Majority of material found within 1963 - 2013

Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum visual arts materials

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Collection number: ahc.VIS267
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs including parts of the painting depicting the Battle of Atlanta, portraits of generals, museum displays, creation and maintenance of the painting, and staff. Also included are photographs from Civil War reenactments and commemorations, museum events, the Cyclorama in Gettysburg, and Georgia landmarks such as Stone Mountain and the Old State Capitol in Milledgeville. Of special interest are maps of Civil War battles; a Cyclorama elevation plan; a Cyclorama...
Dates: 1884-2012, undated

Berry family papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1024
Scope and Content This collection contains articles, certificates, correspondence, deeds, a ledger, military records, and school assignments. The majority of the records consist of deeds dated 1832-1887 of properties purchased by John Marshall Berry in Rome, Georgia. Included are deeds for one half of a commercial lot bought by Charles H. Smith, former mayor of Rome, Georgia, and one for 22 Bull Street in Savannah, Georgia. There is a merchant ledger dated 1864-1869 perhaps belonging to John Marshall Berry...
Dates: 1832-1965, undated

C. W. Motes photographs and drawing

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Collection number: ahc.VIS436
Scope and Contents This collection contains several photographs taken by Columbus Washington "C. W." Motes, as well as portraits of Motes. Additional photographs include his wife, Emma F. White, and their two daughters: Mary Motes Delbridge and Eva Motes. The collection also includes photographs, presumably of his clients, images of titled sculptures, a drawing by C. W. Motes, and a color cased image of his daughter, Mary. Of special note is an ambrotype of Motes during his time as a Confederate soldier in the...
Dates: approximately 1862-1900, undated

Captain Francis L. and Elizabeth P. Edmondson papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1109
Scope and Content This collection contains documents that provide professional and personal details about Captain Francis and Elizabeth Edmondson and the Edmondson family. Material includes United States Navy correspondence and publications documenting Edmondson's navy career. Personal interests of Francis and Elizabeth are illustrated through Civil War history clippings, publications from civic organizations, and Cyclorama Restoration, Inc. correspondence. Also a part of the collection are Elizabeth...
Dates: 1878-2008, undated

Captain James Robert McMichael Civil War diary and letters

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Collection number: ahc.MSS234f
Scope and Content

This collection includes a typed transcription of a diary of Captain James Robert McMichael written while a prisoner-of-war. The collection also contains typed transcriptions of letters received while in prison at Fort Delaware, names of units of fellow prisoners, and their signatures, a poem by Captain Jas. R. McCallum of Knoxville, Tennessee; and a tally of Confederate officers sent from Fort Delaware on board the USS Crescent to Morris Island.

Dates: 1864-1865

City of Atlanta Records

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Collection number: ahc.CityofAtlanta
Scope and Content This collection consists of administrative records from the City of Atlanta, which have been divided into sixteen series. Records include materials pertaining to select mayors of Atlanta and correspondence and memos from the Executive Office. The collection also includes City Council and Board of Alderman legislation, minutes, and proceedings. Records also include material regarding transportation, public safety, finance, planning and community development, courts, public works, and maps....
Dates: 1848-2009, undated

Cobb family papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS820f
Scope and Content This collection contains letters to and from Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb; his mother Sarah 'Birdie' Rootes Cobb; his wife Marion Cobb; and Marion's sister, Callie King (1826-1905). Thomas wrote about his children, his travels throughout the southern states, and the Civil War, as well as poems to his wife. Sarah, Marion, and Callie wrote about their families and home life. Included with some of the letters are photocopies and typed or handwritten transcripts. The collection also contains one...
Dates: 1843-1890, undated

Company B, 3rd Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry Civil War muster roll

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Collection number: ahc.MSS538f
Scope and Content This collection consists of the muster roll of Company B, 3rd Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry. It contains information on the members of Company B from April 26, 1862 to April 9, 1865. The muster roll gives a brief biography on the senior officers and basic information about the enlisted men. The captains were Reubeau B. Nisbet and John S. Reid. The 1st lieutenants were William W. Turner and William T. Reid. The 2nd lieutenants were William O'Brian; Robert A. Dennis; Reubin DeJanett;...
Dates: undated

Cornelius Hanleiter Papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS109
Scope and Content The collection includes five bound volumes of Cornelius Hanleiter’s war diary from 1861 – 1865, along with correspondence, including a letter from Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens. The collection also contains sketches of Hanleiter’s outpost in Savannah, and other documents relating to his service in the Army of the Confederacy. Also included are newspaper clippings pertaining to the careers of C.R. Hanleiter, Lemuel P. Grant, Colonel Tom Harvard, Anton L. Kontz, and Jonathan...
Dates: 1825-1944, undated, (bulk 1861-1865)

Cox family letters

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Collection number: ahc.MSS390f
Scope and Content This collection contains three letters from the Cox family. Two letters were written by O.W. Cox and Helen Cox to William Markham and Sarah Bartlett, in 1848 and 1849, respectively. In one document permission is granted to Thomas H. Cox and Andrew Moore to practice law in Georgia. The third letter was written by Kitte M. Cox and send to a cousin. In addition, the collection contains a typescript of a letter to Thomas Cox from this father Colonel Oliver Cox. The letter contains genealogical...
Dates: 1848-1864

Cyclorama-Phoenix Commemoration Day proclamation

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Collection number: ahc.MSS635f
Scope and Content

This collection contains a proclamation signed by Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young "in commemoration of the 120th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta." It considers the history of Atlanta's emergence from the Civil War.

Dates: 1984 July 22

Davidson Family papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS78
Scope and Content The majority of this collection consists of correspondence between John and Julia Davidson before and during the Civil War. The letters capture a sense of their courtship prior to their wedding in 1855, as well as the physical and spiritual challenges John faced as a soldier in the Confederate Army and those Julia endured in the besieged city of Atlanta. The collection contains several letters written by John Davidson to Julia’s parents who lived in Atlanta and were the proprietors of...
Dates: 1851-1970, bulk 1861-1865

DuBose family collection

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1020
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal and professional papers of the DuBose family and the historical Civil War items they collected. The personal papers pertain to geneaology, correspondence, and DuBose Jr.'s military service in the United States Navy. Also included are manuscripts and presentations written by members of the DuBose family as well as many collected from others about the Civil War.These papers document the DuBose family's interest in the Civil War. There is...
Dates: 1782-2001, undated

DuBose family visual arts materials

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Collection number: ahc.VIS198
Scope and Content This collection contains artwork, images, and maps collected by the DuBose family. The artwork pertains to Civil War historical sites and scenes and includes etchings, engravings, drawings, and paintings. Much of the artwork was done by Wilbur G. Kurtz (1882-1967), a family friend, historian, writer, and artist. There are original photographs from the Civil War era in a variety of formats, such as cartes de visite, tintypes, and albumen prints. Photographic subject matter includes military...
Dates: 1783-2007, undated

Edom T. Moon papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS802f
Scope and Content This collection contains a series of 24 handwritten narratives by Edom T. Moon, which document the exploits of the 35th Georgia Infantry Regiment in the Civil War. These narratives, which Moon titles "letters," were written sometime between the war's end in 1865 and his death in 1908. Of note is the description of the Battle of Gettysburg in letter 13; the narration of the death and burial of Stonewall Jackson in letter 11; and a copy of the lyrics to the song, "Stonewall Jackson's Way,"...
Dates: 1865-1908, 2000

Eliza and Waldo Jones family and genealogical papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1107
Scope and Content

Eliza Jones accumulated this collection to document the genealogy of her extended families as well that of her husband, Waldo Jones. Materials include correspondence that documents her daily life and views, financial records, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and diaries. The collection also contains papers from her and Waldo Jones's extended family. Families represented include the Woolford, Grant, Slaton, Harris, Fitz-Randolph, Martin, Waldo, Winslow, Felder, and Jackson families.

Dates: 1789-1992, undated; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1970

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Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 47
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 19
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 13
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 12
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Cycloramas -- Georgia -- Atlanta 6
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Atlanta (Ga.) 4
Atlanta (Ga.) -- History 4
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate 4
Business records -- Georgia 3
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Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site (Ga.) 2
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Seven Days' Battles, Va., 1862. 2
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Stone Mountain Memorial State Park (Ga.) 2
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World War, 1939-1945 2
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Allatoona (Ga.) 1
American poetry -- Southern States 1
Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862 1
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Atlanta (Ga.) -- Economic conditions 1
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Awards -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Banks and banking -- Georgia. 1
Barnsley Gardens (Bartow County, Ga.) 1
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Baton Rouge (La.) 1
Bills of sale -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Blue and Gray: the Patriotic American Magazine 1
Bounty hunters -- Georgia 1
Bridal bouquets -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Bull Run, 2nd Battle of, Va., 1862 1
Businessmen -- Law and legislation -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Cadastral maps 1
Camp Creek Greenway (Lilburn, Ga.) 1
Capital stock -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
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Atlanta Cyclorama (Atlanta, Ga.) 7
Kurtz, Wilbur G. (Wilbur George), 1882-1967 4
Lee, Robert E., (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 4
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 4
Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum. 3
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Confederate States of America. Army. Cobb's Legion 3
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 3
DuBose, Beverly M., 1918-1986 3
Georgia. Militia 3
Atlanta (Ga.). Department of Parks and Recreation 2
Atlanta Historical Society 2
Cobb family 2
DeGress, Francis, 1840-1883 2
DuBose, Beverly Means, 1886-1953 2
DuBose, Duffie (Frances Henley Woodruff), 1919-2015 2
Dubose, Beverly Means 2
Grant family 2
Grant, Sallie Fannie (Sarah Frances Reid), 1839-1920 2
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 2
Grant, William Daniel, 1837-1901 2
Jackson, Stonewall 2
Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891 2
Kurtz, Annie Rachel Pye, 1895-1985 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Longstreet, James, 1821-1904 2
United Daughters of the Confederacy 2
Williams family 2
Williams, James Etheldred 2
Allen family 1
Allen, Ivan, 1911-2003 1
Andervount, Jacob 1
Atlanta (Ga.) 1
Atlanta (Ga.). Board of Aldermen 1
Atlanta (Ga.). Board of Education 1
Atlanta (Ga.). Board of Health 1
Atlanta (Ga.). Bureau of Buildings 1
Atlanta (Ga.). Bureau of Planning 1
Atlanta (Ga.). City Council 1
Atlanta (Ga.). City Executive Committee 1
Atlanta (Ga.). Fire Department 1
Atlanta (Ga.). Police Department 1
Atlanta (Ga.). Traffic Engineering Department 1
Atlanta Art Association 1
Atlanta Braves (Baseball team) 1
Atlanta Chamber of Commerce 1
Atlanta Civic Center (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Atlanta Community Relations Commission 1
Atlanta Economic Development Corporation 1
Atlanta Falcons (Football team) 1
Atlanta High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Atlanta Housing Authority 1
Atlanta Journal (Firm) 1
Atlanta Journal-Constitution Magazine (Firm) 1
Atlanta Public Library. Ida Williams Branch 1
Atlanta Regional Commission 1
Atlanta Transit System, Inc. 1
Atlanta Urban Design Commission (Ga.) 1
Atlanta Water Works (Ga.) 1
Baptist Banner (Newspaper) 1
Barnes, L.H. 1
Bealer, Emily Jane Winkler, 1833-1908 1
Bell, Madison 1
Bellingrath family 1
Berry College 1
Berry family 1
Berry, Henry R. 1
Berry, John Marshall, 1835-1883 1
Berry, John Marshall, 1872-1956 1
Berry, Mary McChesney 1
Berry, Varina 1
Brady, Auverne Harper, 1908-2010 1
Brandon, H. L. 1
Burton, James Henry 1
Butler, Elizabeth Perkerson, 1836-1934 1
Butler, Reese Helm, 1833-1886 1
C. W. Motes (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Cabell, Sears Wilson 1
Calhoun, Emily Bealer 1
Calhoun, Martha 1
Carr, Robert 1
Carr, Virginia 1
Carter, Laura E. 1
Carter, Mary A. 1
Carty, Rico 1
Chapman, May Frank 1
Citizens Advisory Committee for Urban Renewal (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Civil War Centennial Commission of Illinois 1
Civil War Round Table, Atlanta 1
Cobb, Howell 1
Cobb, Thomas Read Rootes, 1823-1862 1
Coca-Cola Company 1
Collier, Charles A. 1
Collins, Ellis 1
Colonial Flower Shop (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Community Planning Council, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Infantry Regiment, 45th. Company C 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Cavalry Battalion (30th) 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Cavalry Regiment, 1st. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 19th. Company C 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865) 1
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