Nathan Atkinson Brown family letters

Nathan Atkinson Brown family letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Brown family
Title: Nathan Atkinson Brown family letters
Dates: Bulk, 1861-1864
Dates: 1859-1936
Quantity: 3.0 folders
Coll. Number: ms808

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence between Nathan Atkinson Brown and his family, 1859-1913. Correspondences were written while Brown served with the 26th Georgia Infantry Regiment, Company B at Saint Simons and Cumberland Islands, and regard stress the war was placing on planters in southeast Georgia, slavery, and race relations. Also included is a church program and two newspaper clippings regarding the death of Louisa Nicholes Brown, 1929.


Index Terms

Brown, Nathan Atkinson, 1836-1866
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Georgia--Race relations.
Georgia--Social life and customs--19th century.
Plantation life--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Nathan Atkinson Brown family letters, ms 808. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Letters, 1859-1862, undated
 
2Letters, 1862-1913
 
3Typescript & clippings, 1929, 1936