William Thomas Overby papers

William Thomas Overby papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Overby, William Thomas, 1837-1864
Title: William Thomas Overby papers
Dates: 1862, 1902-1985
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms2287

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one letter written by William Thomas Overby, Camp Centerville, Virginia, January 1862, to his sister. The collection also consists of biographical information concerning William Thomas Overby; correspondence to Mrs. Rosa (Overby) Christian and Martha Katherine Christian regarding the location of William Thomas Overby’s grave; and photographs, newspaper clippings, and flyers concerning Overby’s grave, erecting a marker, and celebration of William Thomas Overby Day.


Index Terms

Correspondence.
Overby, William Thomas, 1837-1864
Soldiers' monuments--Southern States.
Soldiers--Georgia--Newnan.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

William Thomas Overby papers, ms 2287, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11William Thomas Overby letter to his sister, 1862 January
 
2Papers, undated, 1902-1985