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Joseph A. Clay papers, 1853-1880 (bulk 1860-1865).

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Creator: Clay, Joseph A., 1806-1881.
Collection number: 1272
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Abstract: Papers of Joseph Clay, mainly 1860-1865, including Confederate passes, circulars, military orders, tax returns, army engineers’ records of slaves impressed to work on Savannah Read more…

William Curry Harllee papers, 1685-1944.

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Creator: Harllee, William Curry, 1877-1944.
Collection number: 1550
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Abstract: U.S. Marine Corps officer from South Carolina. Papers of and collected by William Curry Harllee include letters and documents, 1685-1899 (in part copies) of his ancestors, particularly the Harllee family of Mars Bluff and Read more…

Recollections, ca. 1890s.

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Creator: Hathaway, Leeland.
Collection number: 2954
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Abstract: Leeland Hathaway (b. 1834) was a Confederate Army officer. Recollections concerning Hathaway’s early life at Deer Park Plantation in Montgomery County, Ky.; his education at Western Military Institute (Georgetown, Ky.); Kentucky Military Read more…

Henry Clay Warmoth papers, 1798-1953.

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Creator: Warmoth, Henry Clay, 1842-1931.
Collection number: 752
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Abstract: Henry Clay Warmoth, Louisiana governor, 1868-1872, and later owner of Magnolia Plantation, was born in Illinois in 1842. During the Civil War, he was lieutenant Read more…

George Washington Allen papers, 1832-1932.

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Creator: Allen, George Washington, fl. 1832-1874.
Collection number: 2711
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Abstract: Planter of Pelika and Lafayette, Ala.. Also represented are his brother, Alexander A. Allen (fl. 1832-1870), planter and lawyer of Bainbridge and Lexington, Ga.; Alexander’s son, Read more…

Jane Evans Elliot diaries, 1837-1882.

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Creator: Elliot, Jane Evans, 1820-1882.
Collection number: 5343-z
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Abstract: Jane Evans Elliot was a diarist in Fayetteville, N.C., during the 19th century. Her husband was Alexander Elliot, a lumberman who served in the North Carolina House of Read more…

Silas McBee papers, 1872-1923.

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Creator: McBee, Silas, 1853-1924.
Collection number: 2455
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Abstract: Native of North Carolina, active Episcopal layman, author, editor of “The Churchman” and founder of “The Constructive Quarterly.” Correspondence with leaders in the Read more…

William Porcher Miles papers, 1784-1906.

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Creator: Miles, William Porcher, 1822-1899.
Collection number: 508
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Abstract: William Porcher Miles (1822-1899) was a South Carolina educator, mayor of Charleston, S.C. (1855-1857), United States Representative (1857-1860), member of the Read more…

Henry L. Benning, papers, 1818-1897 (bulk 1862-1863).

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Creator: Benning, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1814-1875.
Collection number: 2225
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Abstract: Confederate Army officer, having served as colonel with the 17th Georgia Volunteers and after as brigadier general of the 15th, 20th, and 2nd Georgia regiments (Toombs’ Brigade), 1st Division, Army of Northern Virginia. Primarily military Read more…

George Loyall Gordon papers, 1852-1900.

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Creator: Gordon, George Loyall, 1829-1862.
Collection number: 3931
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Abstract: Family correspondence of Gordon, lawyer and planter of Alexandria and Louisa County, Va., and correspondence, 1874-1900, and a commonplace book, 1888-1889, of his daughter, Mary Long Gordon (1861-1895). About one- third of the Read more…