Rhind, Stokes, Gardner letters

Rhind, Stokes, Gardner letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Rhind family
Title: Rhind, Stokes, Gardner letters
Dates: 1824-1889
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms1356

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence of the Rhind, Stokes, and Gardner families from 1824-1889. The bulk of the collection contains correspondence addressed to Margaret Rhind Stokes of Augusta, then Louisville, Georgia. Letters are from her father, James Rhind, while working in Savannah, Georgia; sisters, Liza Rose and Susan Barrett; brother, William Montgomery Rhind, while serving in Virginia; and husband, William Anthony Stokes, while serving in and near Atlanta, Georgia, and then Savannah. The collection also includes correspondence from Brig. Gen. William M. Gardner to William Montgomery Rhind; and a letter from Alfred M. Hobby in San Antonio, Texas, which discusses life in the southwest.


Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
Gardner family -- Correspondence
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns.
Georgia--Social life and customs--19th century.
Louisville (Ga.)
Rhind family -- Correspondence
Savannah (Ga.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Soldiers--Georgia.
Stokes family -- Correspondence
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Rhind, Stokes, Gardner letters, ms 1356, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: Rhind / Stokes family papers, ms 1305.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
111824-1850
 
21851
 
31852
 
41853
 
51854
 
61855-1857
 
71859
 
81860
 
91861
 
101862
 
111863
 
121864
 
131865
 
141866-1877
 
151883-1889
 
16undated
 
17undated