Jane Teasley Thornton family papers

Jane Teasley Thornton family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Thornton, Amanda Drucilla Jane Teasley, 1848-1927
Title: Jane Teasley Thornton family papers
Dates: after 1858
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms3472

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence to Jane Teasley from James J. Norman (15th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, Company I), and James William Thornton, James W. H. Hunt, and Singleton J. W. Hunt (all in 38th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, Company F) from 1859-1886. Correspondents write from Franklin County and Chatham County, Georgia; and Fredericksburg, Lynchburg, and Richmond, Virginia. Though few details are given, they write about rumors of battles, location, and Malvern Hill. The collection also includes some genealogy of the Teasley, Thornton, and Herndon families from 1779-1937, three photographs, two receipts of J. W. Thornton, and a song or poem written for James W. Thornton.

Index Terms

Herndon family
Teasley family
Thornton family
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Jane Teasley Thornton family papers, ms 3472, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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