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Kate Hester Robson autobiographical manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS291f
Scope and Content This collection contains a 1912 autobiography of Kate Hester Robson, who lived in Atlanta from 1859 until her death in 1914. Robson writes about her moving to Atlanta in 1859 where her family lived in a house on the corner of Marietta and Spring Street. During the Civil War she made a Confederate flag and presented it to General Gordon's first company. Her husband managed the coal mines of Dade County, Georgia, until the approach of Union forces in 1864. She made uniforms for soldiers and...
Dates: 1912

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  • Subject: Slavery -- Georgia X
  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X
  • Names: Robson, Kate Hester, 1835-1914 X