Home > 19th Century, Civil War, Georgia, Slavery, State > Joseph A. Clay papers, 1853-1880 (bulk 1860-1865).

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

October 12, 2009

Creator: Clay, Joseph A., 1806-1881.
Collection number: 1272
View finding aid.

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 defenses, bills, and receipts; and property papers from Chatham, Bryan, and Thomas counties, Ga.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Papers include a record of slaves impressed to work on Savannah defenses (1864).