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Georgia Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0085
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers from the state of Georgia. it includes 84 miscellaneous items, such as legal documents concerning sales of slaves (1806-1855); Georgia naturalization paper (1809); law brief of a suit against the Habersham Iron Works and Manufacturing Co. (1843); requisitions and receipts for Civil War provisions (1864-1865); oath of allegiance (Sept. 1, 1865); broadside (July 31, 1863) There are four items from French settlers in Augusta, Savannah, and St. Mary's, Georgia:...
Dates: Inclusive 1806-1872

Jefferson Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0011
Scope and Contents This collection includes four telegrams and one letter, 1862-1865, from Davis to C.S.A. Generals Braxton Bragg, Joseph E. Johnston, and Robert E. Lee and Col. William Preston Johnston concerning conduct of the war; nine letters, 1867-1882, from Davis to General William Nelson Pendleton, the majority discussing the preparation of Davis' book, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government; one letter dated Feb. 4, 1887 from Davis to Mrs. Mary Meredith refusing assistance from Texas friends; one...
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1887

John A. McCreary Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0217
Scope and Contents This letter was written from John McCreary to his mother on January 26, 1865 while he was serving in the Confederate States of America Army. It was written from Camp Ferguson's Brigade, Sandersville, Washington County, Georgia.
Dates: 1865

Robert E. Lee to Louisa Washington letters

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-7
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0669
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of six letters written from Robert E. Lee to Louisa Washington between September 1861 and December 1868. Louisa Washington was the eldest child of John Augustine Washington, III of Fauquier County, Va., the last Washington family descendant and private individual to own the Washington family estate Mount Vernon. A key subject of select letters is Colonel John A. Washington’s death on September 13, 1861 while serving on the staff of General Robert E. Lee as his...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1861 - 1868

Small engraving of General John B. Floyd

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0118
Content Description A carte de visite sized engraving of General John B. Floyd in uniform by engraver 'Chas. Magnus, 12 Frankfort St, NY.' The image of Floyd is bordered by a decorative red oval. It resembles a trading card. Floyd was 31st governor of Virginia and a Confederate general in the American Civil War.
Dates: Majority of material found within Approximate