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Antebellum and Civil War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 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

Davidson Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 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

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1020
Scope and Content This collection contains primarily the personal and professional papers of Beverly Means DuBose, Jr. The bulk of the personal papers document DuBose's military service in the United States Navy. There is an assortment of training materials and periodicals issued by a variety of military agencies. Also included in this series are a few presentations given by DuBose and materials pertaining to the anti-communism movement in the United States in the early 1960s. The professional papers...
Dates: 1802-1985, undated

Holliday Family Civil War Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS116
Scope and Content This collection contains forty-two original letters written by A. T. Holliday to his wife, Elizabeth (Lizy). These letters were written between July 6, 1864 and September 10, 1864 during Mr. Holliday's service in the Georgia Militia in the Atlanta Campaign. Two additional letters in the collection were written by Elizabeth to A. T. Holliday during the same time period. The letters from A.T. include his reports of skirmishes along the Chattahoochee River and behind picket lines surrounding...
Dates: 1863-1864

James G. Bogle research papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1172
Scope and Content This collection contains research materials from James G. Bogle's study of George Hewett Daniel (1817-1964), a Confederate soldier. Materials include correspondence from literary agents as well newspaper clippings of Atlanta funerals. Also included is correspondence from Daniel to his daughters and information on his family's genealogy. Of particular note are manuscript drafts of parts II and III of Bogle's book titled George Hewitt Daniel (1817-1864).
Dates: 1837-2002, undated

Mangum family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS217f
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...
Dates: 1825-1991, undated

Roderick Perry papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.mss806
Scope and Content This collection contains letters written by Roderick Perry and his family and friends of Warsaw, Kentucky. Also included are letters to soldiers requesting help from Kate Perry, Perry's adjutant handbook, and business cards of merchants supplying goods to prisioners of war.
Dates: 1841 - 1926

Thomas M. Coleman letter

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Identifier: ahc.MSS655f
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of one letter written by Coleman to his sister, possibly named Lizzie Coleman, on July 29, 1864, written from a “camp south of Atlanta.” Coleman provides a firsthand account of the Atlanta Campaign describing the charge and repulsion of the "rebels," the reclaiming of lost artillery pieces, and capture of Confederate soldiers. Below Thomas M. Coleman's signature in the same handwriting is "E. Coleman," whose identity has not been determined. A post script stating...
Dates: 1864 July 29

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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 7
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 5
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Hospitals 2
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Account books -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
American diaries 1
Associations, institutions, etc. -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Associations, institutions, etc. -- United States 1
Atlanta (Ga.) 1
Awards -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Bounty hunters -- Georgia 1
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Capital stock -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Cemeteries 1
Cemeteries -- Georgia -- Newton County 1
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Confederate States of America -- History, Military 1
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Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site (Ga.) 1
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Slave bills of sale -- Georgia 1
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Stone Mountain Memorial State Park (Ga.) 1
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War memorials -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Warsaw, (Ky.) -- History 1
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Georgia. Militia 3
Lee, Robert E., (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 2
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 2
Andervount, Jacob 1
Atlanta Cyclorama (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Atlanta Historical Society 1
Baptist Banner (Newspaper) 1
Barnes, L.H. 1
Bogle, James G., 1915-2010 1
Brandon, H. L. 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894 1
Campbell family 1
Civil War Centennial Commission of Illinois 1
Civil War Round Table, Atlanta 1
Cobb, Howell 1
Coleman, E. 1
Coleman, Thomas M. (soldier) 1
Collins, Ellis 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865) 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 6th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 7th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Volunteers, 14th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Volunteers, 63rd 1
Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 39th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Sharpshooter Battalion, 4th 1
Confederate States of America. Ordnance Bureau 1
Copeland, Stephan W. 1
Cox, John C. 1
Daniel family 1
Daniel, George Hewitt 1
Davidson family 1
Davidson, John Mitchell 1
Davidson, Julia Dunn 1
Davis, Larkin 1
Dodson, John W. 1
Dorwhut, J.W. 1
DuBose, Beverly M., 1918-1986 1
DuBose, Beverly Means, 1886-1953 1
Dubose, Beverly Means 1
Dunn family 1
English, R.W. 1
Erwin, H. H. 1
Fletcher, Joan F. 1
Georgia (Ironclad) 1
Georgia. Milita. Brigade, 1st. Regiment, 1st. Company A 1
Githins, Will H. 1
Grant, Lemuel Pratt 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 1
Groves, John S. 1
Harris, Volney S. 1
Holliday family 1
Holliday, A.T. 1
Holliday, Elizabeth 1
Horsley, William 1
Johns, Ephram H. 1
Jones, E. W. 1
Junior League of Atlanta 1
Kerksis, Sydney C. 1
Kurtz, Wilbur G. (Wilbur George), 1882-1967 1
Ladies' Memorial Association 1
Leyden, Austin 1
Linscott, Harry 1
Lockman, John 1
Longstreet, James 1
Mangum family 1
Mangum, William M., 1827-1904 1
McCall, E. H. 1
McCay, C. F. (Charles Francis) 1
McKay, Philip 1
Mercer, John J. 1
Mitchell, William A. 1
Morgan, John Hunt 1
Morlan, J. A. 1
National Bank of Georgia 1
Perry, Fountain 1
Perry, James S. 1
Perry, Jenny 1
Perry, Julia 1
Perry, Kate E. 1
Perry, Roderick 1
Rawson, E. E. 1
Rich's (Retail store) 1
Richards, Samuel P. 1
Ritchey, Tom 1
Robinson, Rose 1
Rogers, J. H. 1
Rogers, William H. H. 1
Scarborough, Drury P. 1
Shenandoah (Cruiser) 1
Slemmons, Joe S. 1
Soldiers friend (Newspaper) 1
Sons of Confederate Veterans (Organization) 1
Stanley, Henry S. 1
Tennessee. Civil War Centennial Commission 1
Terry, Carlisle 1
Thib, S. C. 1
Thomas, Charles W. 1
United Daughters of the Confederacy 1
United States. Army. Connecticut Infantry Regiment, 20th (1862-1865) 1
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