Wilcox family papers

Wilcox family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Wilcox family
Creator: Wilcox, Chloe
Creator: Wilcox, Daniel H.
Creator: Wilcox, Elisa
Creator: Wilcox, Jonathan S.
Title: Wilcox family papers
Dates: 1836-1893
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (40 items in 1 portfolio)
Abstract:The collection mainly consists of letters to Colonel Jonathan S. Wilcox and his wife Chloe Wilcox of Madison, Connecticut from some of their children and other relatives living in Augusta, Georgia from 1836-1869. Correspondents include Daniel H. Wilcox, J.S. Wilcox Jr. and Elisa Wilcox. The letters discuss family health and activities, life in Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, and the effects of the Civil War on a northern family living in the South.
Coll. Number: ms2924


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Index Terms

Augusta (Ga.)--Social life and customs--19th century.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Public opinion.
Madison (Conn.)
Richmond County (Ga.)

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

Wilcox family papers. MS 2924. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

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