John Goodman papers

John Goodman papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Goodman, John, 1772-1859
Title: John Goodman papers
Dates: 1772-1909
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (3 items in portfolio)
Abstract:The collection consists of copies of Bible records from the John Goodman Bible, an article on the death of Robert H. Goodman, son of John Goodman, from the Atlanta Journal, August 28, 1909, and a letter from R. H. Goodman to Florrie giving family history. Bible record covers 1772-1823.
Coll. Number: ms2180

Biographical/Historical Note

John Goodman was born in 1772 in Bedford, Virginia and lived in Oglethorpe County(?), Georgia. He died in 1859.

Robert H. Goodman was a Civil War veteran, and fought with "Mell's Rifles", Company D, Infantry Battalion, Cobb's Legion, GA Volunteers, Lt., and then Captain. He was mustered Aug. 1861. His entire company was surrounded and captured by Lee's final march.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Bible records--Georgia.
Bible records.
Goodman family
Goodman, John, 1772-1859 -- Family
Goodman, Robert H. -- Correspondence
Goodman, Robert H. -- Death and burial
Goodman, Robert H. -- Family

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Goodman papers. MS 2180. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Copies of John Goodman papers