Guide to the Frank L. Little Reminiscences, RG 90
Listed by: GN
Date: June 13, 1967

Date Span: 1908-1911

Scope / Content: Two notebooks (1908-1911) with biographical notes and histories of the families of Little and his wife, Mary E. (Mollie) Sasnett Little, biographical notes on Little's classmates at Emory College, and Little's reminiscences concerning his education and Civil War service, compiled by Little for his daughter and granddaughter.

Biographical Sketch: Little, a native of Harris County, Georgia, graduated from Emory College in 1858 and was admitted to the bar in 1859. In 1861, he enlisted in Company E, 15th Georgia Infantry but was discharged because of ill health in 1862. He accepted the captaincy of a company of Georgia state troops in 1864. After the war he resumed his law practice and was Hancock County judge from 1872 to 1905. Little's brother, Jacob Wilbur Fisk Little, was a student at East Alabama Male College (later Auburn University) from 1858 to 1861. His wife's uncle, William J. Sasnett, was East Alabama Male College's first president, 1859-1861.

Volume I:  Family record and notes made by Frank L. Little for his daughter, Mary Little, in 1908. Personal reminiscences, genealogical data, Civil War Recollections, and various unidentified, undated newspaper clippings.

Volume II:  Genealogical data compiled by Frank L. Little in 1911. Contains data on Little, Drim, Nettles, Sasnett, Borden, Harris, Turner, and Parker families. Autobiographical information and Civil War Recollections.

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