Photographs of Civil War sites

Photographs of Civil War sites

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Spencer, Thomas
Title: Photographs of Civil War sites
Dates: 1920-1950
Quantity: 0.6 Linear feet (1 document box, 1 half box)
Abstract:The collection consists of 460 photographs, collected or photographed by Thomas Spencer, of buildings and other sites which possess some connection to the Civil War. The majority of the photographs were taken in Georgia, with some from Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Many of the buildings depicted in the photographs served as headquarters of one or both armies.
Coll. Number: ms1142

Arrangement

Arranged by states, then by location.


Index Terms

Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Photographs.
Historic sites--Georgia.
Photographs.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Thomas Spencer, photographs of Civil War sites. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Alabama photographs

BoxFolder
11Blue Springs
2Centre
3Eufaula
4Gaylesville
5Jacksonville
6Lawrence
7Mobile
8Tuscumbia
 

Series 2: Florida photographs

BoxFolder
19Bradenton
10Ellenton
 

Series 3: Georgia photographs

BoxFolder
111Acworth
12Adairsville
13Allatoona
14Americus
15Andersonville
16Armuchee Valley
17Atlanta
18Barnesville
19Bartow Co.
20Campbellton
21Cartersville
22Cassville
23Chattahoochee River
24Chickamauga
25Cobb Co.
26Columbus
27Conyers
28Crawfordville
29Dahlonega
30Dalton
31Decatur
32Euharlee
33Gainesville
34Graysville
35Greensboro
36Jonesboro
37Kennesaw Mt.
38Kingston
39Lafayette
40La Grange
41Madison
42Marietta
43Millen
44Milner
45Morgan Co.
46New Hope
47Newnan
48Newton Co.
49Old Ford
50Oxford
51Park's Mill
52Paulding Co.
53Pickett's Mill
54Pine Mt.
55Resaca
56Ringgold
57The Rock
58Rome
59Tunnel Hill
60Varnell
61White
62Miscellaneous & Unidentified
 

Series 4: Kentucky photographs

BoxFolder
21Perryville
2Lexington
 

Series 5: Mississippi photographs

BoxFolder
23Bissel
4Brices Cross Road
5Iuka
6Port Gibson
7Tupelo
 

Series 6: North Carolina photographs

BoxFolder
28Durham
9Greensboro
10Salisbury
 

Series 7: South Carolina photographs

BoxFolder
211Cowpens
12Fort Sumter
 

Series 8: Tennessee photographs

BoxFolder
213Ashwood
14Chattanooga
15Cleveland
16Columbia
17Murfreesboro
18Nashville
19Smyrna
 

Series 9: Virginia photographs

BoxFolder
220Abington
21Appomattox
22Bull Run
23Five Forks
24Front Royal
25Kelly's Ford
26Richmond
 

Series 10: Miscellaneous photographs

BoxFolder
227Unidentified locations
28Locomotives
29People
 

Series 11: Manuscript material

BoxFolder
230Misc. printed material, letters (photos)
31Letter (photostat), 1864 September 30
31To S.H. Stout, Director of Confederate Hospitals
32Miscellaneous printed material