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Francis Lawton Mobley Papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1008
Scope and Content The bulk of the collection is a series of letters from Lt. Francis Lawton Mobley to his wife, Rhoda Gaskins Mobley during his time of service in the Civil War. Lt. Mobley illustrates daily camp life for his wife and reports on his general health and well-being. In most letters he reports his current location and the various ailments afflicting the men in his regiment. The most common ailments mentioned were "Brain" fever, chills, measles, mumps, and diarrhea as well as battle field wounds. ...
Dates: 1861-1916, undated; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1862

Holliday Family Civil War Correspondence

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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 Farson Civil War narrative and slave bill of sale

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Identifier: ahc.MSS725f
Scope and Content This collection consists of a three-part narrative of Farson’s service in the United States Army during the Civil War as well as a slave bill of sale. Part One of Farson’s narrative includes his account of the creation of his company, his service in Louisiana and Mississippi, his promotion and transfer to the Army of Virginia, and a record of his military service up to the Battle of Chancellorsville. Part Two picks up Farson’s narrative at Chancellorsville and provides an account of his...
Dates: 1851, 1904, undated

Reverend John Wesley Stipe Papers

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Identifier: 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

Samuel G. French and John Corse Civil War correspondence

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Identifier: ahc.MSS26f
Scope and Content This collection contains two letters dated October 5, 1864 that pertain to the Battle of Allatoona Pass. One letter is from Major General S. G. French of the Confederate States of America demanding the commanding Union officer to surrender his troops. The other letter is a reply to Major General S.G. French from Brigadier General John W. Corse in which he refuses to surrender.
Dates: October 1864

Samuel L. Roe family papers

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Identifier: 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

Wilbur G. Kurtz, Sr. papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS130
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Wilbur G. Kurtz, Sr. The bulk of the personal papers pertain to the Kurtz and Fuller families and Wilbur's early adult life in Greencastle, Indiana and Chicago, Illinois. The personal papers also contain a series of diaries written by Wilbur and correspondence between Kurtz and Fuller family members.This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Wilbur G. Kurtz, Sr. The bulk of the personal papers pertain...
Dates: 1814-1993, undated

William M. Standard papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1031
Scope and Content This collection consists of diaries; correspondence; military records and certificates; newspaper clippings; land deeds; and ephemera pertaining to William M. Standard. The collection also contains a school essay written by Standard's great-great-grandson, Ron Currens, and a 1961 map of Civil War battlefields on which Currens marked the route his ancestor followed during the war. Of particular interest are over 200 letters exchanged between Standard and his wife, Jane, as well as...
Dates: 1846-1970, undated

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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 1