Margaret Rhind Stokes papers

Margaret Rhind Stokes papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Barrett, Susan Rhind, 1839-1916
Creator: Gardner, William M., (William Montgomery), 1824-1901
Creator: Hobby, Alfred M.
Creator: Rhind, James, 1811-1854
Creator: Rhind, William Montgomery, 1843-1862
Creator: Stokes, Margaret Rhind, 1838-1913
Creator: Stokes, William Anthony, 1826-1895
Title: Margaret Rhind Stokes papers
Dates: 1824-1899
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 half box)
Abstract:The collection consists mainly of papers of Margaret Rhind Stokes of Augusta, then Louisville, Georgia from 1824-1899. Includes personal letters from her father James Rhind while he was working in Savannah, Georgia; sisters Liza Rose and Susan Barrett; her brother William Montgomery Rhind while serving (1861) in the Confederate States of America Army in Virginia and letters from her husband, William Anthony Stokes, while serving (1864-1865) during the Atlanta Campaign and then in Savannah. Also includes several letters from Brig. Gen. William M. Gardner to William Montogmery Rhind regarding his placement in a particular company; and a letter from her cousin, Alfred M. Hobby in San Antonio (Tex.), which discusses in detail life in the southwest.
Coll. Number: ms1356

Biographical/Historical Note

Margaret Wilson Rhind (1838-1913), daughter of James Rhind (1811-1854), married William Anthony Stokes (1826-1895), born in Augusta, Georgia.

Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 63rd.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns.
Georgia--Social life and customs--19th century.
Louisville (Ga.)
Savannah (Ga.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Southwest, Old--Description and travel.
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

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

Margaret Rhind Stokes papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

111824 - 1850
61855 - 58
141866 - 77
151883 - 89
16no date
17no date - Confederate