Mangham family papers

Mangham family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Mangham family
Creator: Mangham, Solomon R.
Creator: Mangham, Willoughby Hill, 1838-1893
Title: Mangham family papers
Dates: 1849-1888
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 half box)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of the Mangham family of Randolph and Worth counties, Georgia from 1849-1888. The papers include receipts and printed items but mainly correspondence. Of particular interest are letters written by Willoughby Hill Mangham while serving with Company I of the 11th Georgia Infantry Regiment to his father, John Grier Mangham. Written from Virginia, Mangham discusses the Battle of 1st Bull Run, fighting at Yorktown, troop movements, and the Emancipation Proclamation. Other correspondents include Solomon R. Mangham, John Mangham, and H.H. Hill whose letters discuss cotton sales, the attack on Harper's Ferry, and abolition.
Coll. Number: ms2132

Biographical/Historical Note

Willoughby Hill Mangham (1838-1893) soldier with Company I of the 11th Georgia Infantry Regiment. Other family members included Solomon R. Mangham and John Mangham.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861.
Cotton trade--Georgia.
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)--History--John Brown's Raid, 1859.
Hill, H. H., fl. 1849-1888
Mangham, John
Mangham, John Grier
Slavery--United States.
Soldiers--Georgia.
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns.

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

Mangham family papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Correspondence, 1849 June 8 ( 1.0 item )
 
2Correspondence, 1849 June 23 ( 1.0 item )
 
3Correspondence, 1849 October 4 ( 1.0 item )
 
4Correspondence, 1852-1859 ( 7.0 items )
 
5Correspondence, 1860 & 1861 ( 12.0 items )
 
6Correspondence, 1862 ( 10.0 items )
 
7Correspondence, 1862 September 7 ( 1.0 item )
 
8Correspondence, 1863 ( 5.0 items )
 
9Correspondence, 1864-1869 ( 8.0 items )
 
10Legal Documents, 1858-1865 ( 9.0 items )
 
11Correspondence, 1873-1888 ( 9.0 items )
 
12Correspondence, undated ( 3.0 items )
 
13Map ( 1.0 item )
 
14Recipes ( 2.0 items )
 
15Miscellaneous ( 3.0 items )
 
16Writings ( 1.0 item )
 
17Account Books ( 2.0 items )
 
18Empty Envelopes ( 11.0 items )
 
19Inventory, 1862 ( 1.0 item )
 
20Receipts, 1839-1890's ( 27.0 items )