|Title:||Stone family papers|
|Quantity:||0.2 Linear feet (1 half box)|
The Stone family lived in Hancock County, Georgia.
Robert G. Stone, a Confederate soldier in Company K, 15th Georgia Regiment from Sparta, Georgia.
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.
Arranged by record type.
Stone family papers, 1847-1912. MS 2815. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.