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Collection number: ahc.MSS848f
Scope and Content This collection documents the life of James L. Bell and Bell family genealogy. Included are letters to Bell from William J. Hilburn, a fellow soldier; Captain Charles K. Maddox, under whom both Bell and Hilburn served during their military service; Walter A. Wiley; and A. T. Spalding, a pastor at Second Baptist Church in Atlanta. There is also research on the Bell family, gathered by James L. Bell’s great-granddaughter Edith H. Cook, that traces the family back to the 18th century. Cook also...
Dates: 1876-1983, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS404f
Scope and Content This collection contains a typescript and transcription of a letter written to Myra Sheetz Harper from Marion M. Hite, secretary to General Robert E. Lee, from headquarters, Army of Northern Virginia, Chaffins Bluff on the James River, on October 2, 1864.
Collection number: ahc.MSS715f
Scope and Content This collection consists primarily of letters written by Samuel L. Roe and C.W.G. Roe while the brothers were serving in Company H, 15th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, during the United States Civil War. The letters describe troop movements; weather conditions; rations; the lack of adequate shoes, clothing, and pay; and other details regarding living and battle conditions during the war. Of particular interest are comments in the letters about taking "Yankee" prisoners, religious...
Dates: 1841-1875, undated