Henry J. Osborne scrapbook

Henry J. Osborne scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Osborne, Henry J.
Title: Henry J. Osborne scrapbook
Dates: 1857-1870
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 folder housed with minor collections MS 128 to MS 130)
Abstract:The collection consists of one scrapbook kept by Henry J. Osborne. It includes pasted clippings about the secession of the southern states and various happenings in Augusta, Georgia. It also contains letters written by Osborne to the local paper, some about an incident at the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. There are also accounts of the siege and fall of Vicksburg, and obituaries of Capt. Henry Prentiss Osborne, who was taken prisoner at Vicksburg, was paroled and died at home, as well as several poems by "Kaluptonoma" of Augusta.
Coll. Number: ms129(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry J. Osborne lived in Augusta, Georgia, and worked in the jewelry business.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Augusta (Ga.)--History--Sources
Citadel Academy (Charleston, S.C.). -- History-Sources
Osborne, Henry Prentiss
Secession--Southern States.
Soldiers--Confederate States of America--Obituaries.
Vicksburg (Miss.)--History--Siege, 1863--Sources.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry J. Osborne scrapbook, MS 129. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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