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James L. Bell papers

 Collection
Identifier: 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

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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives X
  • Subject: Railroad conductors -- Georgia -- Atlanta X
  • Names: Lee, Robert E., (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 X