|Title:||Gurr family papers|
Thomas Jefferson Gurr (1838-1884) of Fort Valley County, Georgia, married Sophronia Thompson (1845-1922).
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.
Gurr family papers, ms 571. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.