United Confederate Veterans collection

United Confederate Veterans collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: United Confederate Veterans.
Title: United Confederate Veterans collection
Dates: Bulk, 1903-1906
Dates: 1891-1906
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 half box)
Abstract:The collection consists of records relating to the United Confederate Veterans from 1891-1906 and contains mostly correspondence among the officers of the organization concerning procedures, policies, reunions, and officers. Includes letters of John B. Gordon, Stephen D. Lee (General commanding), William F. Mickle (Adjutant General and Chief of Staff), Thomas H. Edgar (Adjutant to Mickle), M.R. Turner, Olive Steele, George W. Gordon, H.W. Graber, A.W. Hutton, and Phillip H. Fall.
Coll. Number: ms23

Biographical/Historical Note

The United Confederate Veterans was organized in 1889. John B. Gordon, soldier and politician, born in Upson County, Georgia was elected the first Commander-in-chief and served until his death in 1904.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of records relating to the United Confederate Veterans from 1891-1906 and contains mostly correspondence among the officers of the organization concerning procedures, policies, reunions, and officers. Also included are letters of John B. Gordon, Stephen D. Lee (General commanding), William F. Mickle (Adjutant General and Chief of Staff), Thomas H. Edgar (Adjutant to Mickle), M.R. Turner, Olive Steele, George W. Gordon, H.W. Graber, A.W. Hutton, and Phillip H. Fall.


Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.


Index Terms

Confederate States of America--History.
Correspondence.
Gordon, George W.
Gordon, John Brown, 1832-1904
Patriotic societies--Georgia.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans.
Veterans--Confederate States of America.
Veterans--Georgia--Societies, etc.

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

United Confederate Veterans collection, ms23, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Letters, 1891 October 18-1903 December 31
Chiefly Gordon to Mickle.
 
2Letters, January 4-December 18, 1905
Chiefly Lee to Mickle.
 
3Letters, January 9-December 20, 1904
General Stephen D. Lee to Mickle.
 
4Letters, 1903-1906