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Antebellum and Civil War Collection

 Collection
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

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)

D. C. Colley funeral invitation

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Collection number: ahc.MSS68f
Scope and Content

The collection contains a hand written funeral invitation for Lieutenant D. C. Colley who served in Company G, 61st Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry. According to Mr. Colley's great-niece the invitation was shown door-to-door on a silver plate by a servant.

Dates: 1863

John Matthew McCrary papers

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Collection number: 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

Kate Hester Robson autobiographical manuscript

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Collection number: 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

Lemuel P. Grant papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS100
Scope and Content This collection contains letters to and from Grant regarding construction of railroads in Pennsylvania and throughout the southeastern United States; the defense of Atlanta during the Civil War; and personal matters. Other items in the collection include Grant’s personal diaries from 1843, 1844, and 1845, as well as account books covering railroad land transactions; railroad costs; and cash accounts. Additional items include a report on the condition of railroads around Atlanta, Georgia,...
Dates: 1838-1869

Promissory note and scrapbook

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Collection number: ahc.MSS210f
Scope and Content This collection contains a promissory note to pay John Boutwell the sum of $80.00 for the service of a "negro slave named Reubin" in 1852. The transaction was executed by Harold & Murray on 177 Broad Street. The state in which the transaction occurred has not been determined. The note was found inside a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings on various Civil War battles, short stories and poetry, probably published in the 1860's. At the end of the scrapbook are several hand-written...
Dates: 1852, 1865, undated

Reverend John Wesley Stipe Papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS685f
Scope and Content This collection consists of genealogical information about John Wesley Stipe as well as typewritten and handwritten memoirs of his childhood, the days of his first marriage, Civil War service, and career as a Methodist Episcopal circuit pastor. His typewritten memoirs describe life in rural antebellum Georgia including such activities as justice courts, log rolling, and corn shucking. Of particular interest are two handwritten journal entries, written in the style of a newspaper series,...
Dates: 1864-2003, undated; Majority of material found within 1864 - 1961

Richards family papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS176
Scope and Content This collection contains the diaries and typewritten transcripts of the diaries of Samuel P. Richards. Journals of Irene Richards, Sarah V. Richards, and Dora Richards. There is also correspondence, family history, a Bible, and scrapbooks containing various information. These papers chronicle daily events in Atlanta and prices and availability of goods. They also describe the shelling and evacuation of the city and also the travels of S.P. Richards to New York City as a refugee in 1864, and...
Dates: 1842-1945, undated

Thomas Maguire papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS145
Scope and Content The majority of the Thomas Maguire papers revolves around plantation records from 1834 to 1876. There are two ledgers Maguire kept from 1834-1838, and 1838-1839 with chronological lists of purchases of various quantities of supplies. An account book from 1883 to 1884 contains similar information. A third account book belonged to John E. and James H.C. and recorded shipments of goods in rleation to their mill from 1879-1890. Another account book from 1850 is almost completely in short hand....
Dates: 1829-1949, undated

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United States. Army. Connecticut Infantry Regiment, 20th (1862-1865) 1
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