Confederate miscellany collection,
Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library
Atlanta, GA 30322
Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8z4tx
Table of Contents
|Title:||Confederate miscellany collection, 1860-1865|
|Call Number:||Manuscript Collection No. 20|
|Extent:||8.25 linear ft. (17 boxes), 6 bound volumes (BV), 49 oversized papers (OP), and 2 microfilm reels (MF)|
|Abstract:||Artificially created collection containing manuscripts and memorabilia relating to the United States Civil War, 1861-1865, written by or about soldiers and civilians from the Confederate States.|
|Language:||Materials entirely in English.|
Restrictions on Access
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.
[after identification of item(s)], Confederate miscellany collection, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.
Scope and Content Note
The Confederate miscellany collection is an artificial collection consisting of both contemporary and non-contemporary materials relating to the American Civil War. The contemporary materials consist primarily of soldiers' letters; letters and papers of Confederate leaders, both civilian and military; documents including autographs, audits, instructions, orders, reports, manifests, petitions, passes, rosters and muster rolls, commissions, announcements, accounts, vouchers; and papers written by civilians and other persons.
Series 2 contains non-contemporary materials which relate to the Civil War, but were created after the war. These include materials created by or about former Confederate (military or civilian), materials relating to the United Confederate Veterans affairs, or about or pertaining to the Confederacy, written after the Civil War.
The collection also contains memorabilia, Confederate issued currency and stocks and bonds, and photographs.
Organized into five series: (1) Civil War-era documents, (2) Post-Civil War-era documents, (3) Memorabilia, (4) Currency and stocks and bonds, and (5) Photographs.
- Confederate States of America. Army.
- Confederate States of America. Cavalry.
- Confederate States of America. Navy.
- United Confederate Veterans.