|Creator:||Rush, George W., d. 1864|
|Title:||Rush family papers|
|Quantity:||0.04 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 549 to MS 560 housed together in 1 document box)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of Rush's prize album from the University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, in which classmates wrote various messages, 1858-1861; photostats of an 1860 letter from University Chancellor Andrew A. Lipscomb; an 1860 University of Georgia commencement program and an 1859 prize declamation. Also included is a printed biographical sketch of Rush's nephew, George Rush Franklin, born in Augusta, Georgia and an article on his niece, Desiree Franklin, United Daughters of the Confederacy president in 1952.|
George W. Rush (d. 1864) attended the University of Georgia and became a 1st lieutenant with the 22nd Georgia from Richmond County, Georgia in the Confederate States of America. He was mortally wounded at the Crater, Petersburg, Virginia on July 30, 1864.
Rush family papers, 1858-1952. MS 549. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.