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Guide to the George Family Letters, RG 085
Listed by: GN & DWA
Date: April 17, 1967; October 16, 1970

Collection Size:  33 items

Date Span: 1859-1866

Scope / Content: Letters (1859) from Mary A. George to her children, Mary J. and Charles H., during a trip north with her husband; letters (1861-64) from Charles H. George to his sisters, Mary J. and Mattie; and letters (1865-66) from Charles H. George's widow, Flora, to Mattie George.

Biographical Sketch: The George family lived in Griffin, Georgia where Rev. George was a minister of the Episcopal Church. His son, Charles H. George, enlisted in 1861 in a Georgia regiment which was stationed near Norfolk, Virginia. In May 1862, he received a commission in a battalion of sharpshooters of the 5th Georgia Infantry, stationed in Mississippi. He served in Mississippi, Tennessee and Georgia, and died of wounds received during the Atlanta Campaign.


SERIES 1: CHARLES GEORGE CORRESPONDENCE

SERIES 2: PAPERS ABOUT CHARLES GEORGE

SERIES 3: FLORA GEORGE CORRESPONDENCE


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