Stone family papers

Stone family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Stone family
Title: Stone family papers
Dates: 1847-1912
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet 1 half box
Coll. Number: ms2815

Biographical/Historical Note

The Stone family lived in Hancock County, Georgia.

Robert G. Stone was a Confederate soldier in Company K, 15th Georgia Regiment from Sparta, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence, a diary, writings, and other papers of Robert G. Stone, who was a Confederate soldier with Company K, 15th Georgia Infantry; together with land plats and indentures to property in Hancock and Washington Counties, Ga.; and other ephemera such as Stone's C. S. A. cuff link and medals. Stone's few letters and diary entries follow his service from 1860 through 1865, when he surrendered at Appomattox Court House shortly before General Lee's surrender. Stone left Sparta, Georgia in 1860 and served in battles at Chattanooga, Richmond, Antietam, 2nd Manassas, Sharpsburg, Appomattox Courthouse, etc. His activities were recorded on a bible cover which is part of this collection.

Index Terms

Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862.
Appomattox Campaign, 1865.
Bull Run, 2nd Battle of, Va., 1862.
Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863.
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 15th. Company K.
Plats (maps)
Real property--Georgia--Hancock County.
Real property--Georgia--Washington County.
Richmond, Battle of, Richmond, Ky., 1862.
Stone, Robert G., fl. 1860-1865
Stone, Robert G., fl. 1860-1865 -- Correspondence
Stone, Robert G., fl. 1860-1865 -- Diaries
Writings (document genre)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Stone family papers, ms2815, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

2Correspondence, 1862
3Correspondence, 1863
4Correspondence, 1864
5Correspondence, 1868
6Correspondence, 1881
7Correspondence, 1912
8Correspondence - undated
9Deed, 1873
11Indenture, 1847
12Indenture, 1873
13Indenture, 1882
14Indenture, 1888
15"Jackson is Dead!" (poem)
16Land plats, 1849, 1866
17Medals, cuff links (C.S.A.)
18Medical College of Georgia/South Carolina
19Pamphlet, 1866
20Promissory note, 1898
22War record