John Emory Rylander papers, 1855-1863

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322



Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zv4b

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Rylander, John Emory, 1836-1864.
Title: John Emory Rylander papers, 1855-1863
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 393
Extent: .25 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Papers of Condederate soldier, John Emory Rylander, of Macon, Georgia, who served in Company A of the 12th Georgia Infantry Regiment and later, Company C of the 10th Georgia Infantry Regiment.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Gift, 1972.


[after identification of item(s)], John Emory Rylander papers, Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


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Biographical Note

John Emory Rylander, Confederate soldier, was born September 15, 1836, in Macon, Georgia, and was killed June 2, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Virginia. He was a graduate of Emory College (1855) and at the start of the Civil War, joined the Muckalee Guards from Sumter County, Georgia (Company A, 12th Georgia Infantry) as a first sergeant. He later transferred and became a major with Company C, 10th Georgia Infantry.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of letters and a muster roll. Two letters are to and from John Emory Rylander and Ann Mathis Rylander (1855; 1863); muster roll is for the Muckalee Guards (25 May 1861).

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Unprocessed collection.

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Box Folder Content
1 1 Letters and muster roll, 1855, 1861, 1863