James Dudley Fooshe family collection

James Dudley Fooshe family collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Fooshe, James Dudley, 1844-1940
Creator: Geer, Samuel Taylor
Title: James Dudley Fooshe family collection
Dates: 1890-2012
Quantity: 0.75 Linear feet (2 boxes and 4.1 megabytes)
Coll. Number: ms3760

Biographical/Historical Note

James Dudley Fooshe (1844-1940) was born in Greenwood County, South Carolina, the son of J. W. Fooshe and Martha Richardson Fooshe. He served in the Confederate Army until the Battle of Richmond, where he was wounded, and later returned as an orderly in the Hospital Corps. After his service he was active in the United Confederate Veterans.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of personal writings, photographs, newspaper articles, genealogy, and interview notes pertaining to James Dudley Fooshe and his family. Some of the material consists of James Fooshe's handwritten autobiographical writings covering his life up until approximately 1918. Much of the material focuses on his Civil War service and activity as a veteran.

Index Terms

Fooshe family
Fooshe, James Dudley, 1844-1940
Geer, Ida Fuller
Soldiers--Confederate States of America.
Veterans--Confederate States of America.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

James Dudley Fooshe family collection, ms 3760, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Conditions Governing Access note

This collection contains electronic files. To access these files, please request the folders you would like through the finding aid using your research account. An archivist will be in contact with you to explain how to access the files. Please note that not all file formats are currently supported by the library for research use.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Published articles by or about J. D. Fooshe, compiled by Samuel Taylor Geer (folder 1 of 2), 1912-1977
2Published articles by or about J. D. Fooshe, compiled by Samuel Taylor Geer (folder 2 of 2), 1912-1977
3Soldier, Planter, Philosopher: the Life of J.D. Fooshe by Samuel Geer, 1999
4Personal writings, Ida Fuller Geer notebook, undated
5Hattie Kell-Courtney - interview, corrected notes (typist unknown), 1938 August 4
6Family photos, 1890-1943
7Augusta Magazine, 1977
21James Dudley Fooshe autobiographical writings
ER 1James Dudley Fooshe family [electronic files]
These electronic records contain digitized Civil War records, genealogy, family photographs, and gravesite photographs.