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

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