Gurr family papers

Gurr family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Gurr family
Title: Gurr family papers
Dates: 1864-1921
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms571

Biographical/Historical Note

Thomas Jefferson Gurr (1838-1884) of Fort Valley County, Georgia, married Sophronia Thompson (1845-1922).

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence from Thomas J. Gurr to Sophronia Thompson (later Mrs. Thomas J. Gurr) from 1864-1866. Two of the letters were written while Thomas was serving in the 51st Georgia Infantry Regiment in Russellville, Tennessee and near Richmond, Virginia. Also included is a letter to Sophronia from her cousin (October 8, 1864), A. William Murray, of the 6th Georgia Infantry Regiment near Richmond, Virginia. Documents dated 1916-1921 include Gurr family genealogy.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 51st.
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 6th.
Gurr, Sophronia Thompson, 1845-1922
Gurr, Thomas J., 1838-1884
Tennessee--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Gurr family papers, ms571, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1864-1921