Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Georgia
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains Emily Jane Winkler Bealer's diary in which she reflects on domestic life as an impoverished widow during Reconstruction in Atlanta. Topics include raising and educating her children, financial and business affairs, and social and church life. The collection also includes a typed transcript and biographical notes written by Bealer's great-granddaughter, Emily Bealer Calhoun II. These notes contain research on people and businesses referenced in the diary.
This collection contains a farewell letter written by the members of the 150th regiment of Illinois Infantry to John D. Stevenson in appreciation for his leadership during Reconstruction. Also included are photocopies of obituaries for John D. Stevenson and his wife, Hannah Stevenson.
This collection contains one letter from General John Milton Brannan to Charles J. Jenkins, governor of Georgia and refers to the legal process of trying criminals and others in the state courts.
This collection contains photocopies and transcriptions of letters written by Pennie Wilson of Mississippi, to her cousin Maggie Wilson in Georgia on conditions in Mississippi and Georgia after the American Civil War.
This collection consists of one scrapbook containing newspaper clippings regarding Atlanta, Georgia's social growth, and the South's transformation after the Civil War.
This collection contains a pardon issued to Thomas W. Connally by President Andrew Johnson and certificates signed by Secretary of State William Seward in response to Mr. Connally's service in the Confederacy during the Civil War.