African American soldiers
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection consists of several records maintained by the quartermaster of the regiment, including a requisition for forage, lists of clothing, camp, and garrison equipment received by officers, and inventory and inspection reports on clothing and equipment that was "worn out in public service" and discarded. The collection contains a published copy of General Orders #4 from Headquarters, United States Colored Troops, that describes the correct way to administer an oath at courts martial. ...
Scope and Content This collection consists of a muster roll (including pay information) for Company D, 19th Regiment, United States Colored Troops covering the period 31 December 1864 to 30 April 1865. The roll includes the names of three officers and seventy-two men. For each entry, the roll includes the place and date of enlistment; where, when, and by whom mustered; the last date of pay; and comments about the current status of each man. Comments include details about absences due to sickness, battle...
Scope and Content The collection contains images of Grace Towns Hamilton, her family, special events, and other public officials. The bulk of the collection features Hamilton posed with public officials including: Governor Jimmy Carter, U.S. Congressman Andrew Young, Georgia Governor George Busbee, Coretta Scott King, Atlanta University President Benjamin E. Mays, and U.S. Congressman Julian Bond. Also included are photographs of Atlanta homes of the 1960s; African-American Navy yard workers (1940s); the...
Dates: 1882-1984, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains 1,668 images. The images depict Graham Jackson, his family, and Jackson's performances at various events and locations. Also featured are photographs of Franklin Delano Roosevelt at the Little White House in Warm Springs and theLife magazine photograph by Ed Clark. Other images of politicians include President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Georgia Governor Lester Maddox, and President Jimmy Carter. The majority of the photographs are portraits...
Scope and Content The collection documents the political, civic, educational, professional, family, and social life of members of the Long, Rucker, and Aiken families from 1859 through the 1970s. The images document three generations of the Long, Rucker, and Aiken families and visually chronicles their rise from slavery to social and political influence. It also provides visual documentation of African American life from Reconstruction to the late 20th century.
Dates: 1859-1979, undated
Scope and Content This collection documents four generations of the Luckie family, very early members of Atlanta's free African American community.
Dates: 1860-1940, undated
Scope and Content The collection contains one scrapbook documenting the military service of Private Albert Thomas Davie and one panoramic image. Most of the images are personal photographs of members of the military serving with Davie, as well as snapshots of him taken by others. All are either unidentified or identified with only a first name. Interspersed in the scrapbook are images of the family of Davie, presumably sent to him while he was in service. The panoramic image consists of a large unidentified...
Dates: approximately 1949-1952