Dixon family papers

Dixon family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Dixon family
Creator: Dixon, John L., 1806-1891
Creator: Dixon, John Tillman
Creator: Render, Joshua L.
Creator: Render, Mary Jane Dixon
Title: Dixon family papers
Dates: 1848-1863
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 papers relating to the Dixon family of Meriwether County, Georgia from 1848-1863. The papers include correspondence of John L. Dixon, Joshua L. Render and his wife Mary Jane (Dixon) Render, and John Tillman Dixon. Of particular interest are three letters from John Tillman Dixon, serving with the 29th Georgia Infantry Regiment, to his sister Mary Jane, while stationed at Richmond during the Civil War. The letters mostly discuss life in Richmond and family news. The collection also contains some genealogical notes on the Dixon family.
Coll. Number: ms2739(m)


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 28th.
Dixon family
Meriwether County (Ga.)
Richmond (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Virginia--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

Dixon family papers. MS 2739(M). Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

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