Brown / McNeill family papers

Brown / McNeill family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Brown, Milton James, 1833-1864
Creator: McNeill, Blanche
Creator: McNeill, George C.
Title: Brown / McNeill family papers
Dates: 1859-1866
Quantity: 0.029 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 2705, 2706, 2708-2710, 2714, 2719, 2720, 2724, 2730, 2734, 2735, 2739, and 2740 housed together in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of correspondence of the Brown and McNeill families of Roberson County, North Carolina from 1859-1866. Many of the letters discuss news of friends or family, crops, and the weather, but some mention family members fighting in the Civil War and life during Reconstruction. Correspondents include Milton James Brown, Blanche McNeill, and George C. McNeill.
Coll. Number: ms2708(m)


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Brown family
Farm life--North Carolina.
McNeill family
Reconstruction--North Carolina.
Roberson County (N.C.)
Soldiers--North Carolina.
United States--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

Brown / McNeill family papers. MS 2708(M). Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

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