Annie Brown Stone papers, 1861-1869

Emory University

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

Atlanta, GA 30322


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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Stone, Annie Brown.
Title: Annie Brown Stone papers, 1861-1869
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 306
Extent: 1 microfilm reel (MF)
Abstract:Microfilm copy of the papers of Alabama native Annie Brown Stone from 1861 to 1869. The collection primarily consists of correspondence between members of the Brown family.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Loaned for microfilming.


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

Collection Description

Biographical Note

The Brown and Stone families lived in or near Talledega, Alabama. Milton and Annie (Brown) Stone were brother and sister. Sue may have been Milton's wife and "Little" Maggie their daughter. Ellen was apparently either a cousin or sister of Milton and Annie. H. Hector G. R. McNeill, who lived at West Point, Georgia, was the father of George C. McNeill and of Blanche who sometimes signs herself "Bonnie" and the uncle of Milton and Annie Brown.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a microfilm copy of the papers of Annie Brown Stone from 1861 to 1869. Ten of the letters were written by and to various relatives mentioned above; five of them being letters of Confederate soldiers. One letter, dated September 29, 1864 was written from Atlanta by a Union soldier, George T. Willson, 1st Division, 20th Corps, H. Q. M., to his sister.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
MF1 1 1861 June 20, Milton to Annie; Stone Bridge, Virginia
MF1 2 1861 November 22, Blanche to Annie; Woodland Academy
MF1 3 1861 December 30, Milton to Annie; Camp Davis Ford
MF1 4 1862 January 22, Milton to Annie; Jonesboro, Georgia
MF1 5 1862 February 27, Lt. A. S. Cannet (2nd Lt.), Co. G. 5th Reg. 1st Brigade to Lt. Col. C. H. May; Battery Harrison. Request for a three days furlough. Bears signature of J. Stone, 1st Lt., perhaps a relative of the Stones of this family.
MF1 6 1862 March 3, A petition signed by 14 members of 6th Regiment, Georgia State Troops, at Camp Lee, to Judah T. Benjamin, Secretary of War, recommending that Dr. John T. McLane be made Assistant Surgeon of a Regimental Hospital. It has no apparent connection with this collection.
MF1 7 1862 October 18, George C. McNeill to Annie; Amelia Court House, Virginia
MF1 8 1863 May 24, Bonnie to Annie; Oak Dale
MF1 9 1864 May 2, H. G. R. McNeill to Annie; West Point, Georgia and 1864 May 3, Bonnie to Annie; West Point, Georgia [Written on same sheet]
MF1 10 1864 September 29, George T. Willson, 1st Division, 20th Corps, H. Q. Sister; Atlanta, Georgia. This letter (written by a Union soldier serving under Sherman and apparently a member of the 150th New York Infantry Regiment) was probably picked up on the battlefield during the occupation of Atlanta. He gives his own and the Confederates' attitude toward the possible reelection of Lincoln.
MF1 11 1862-65, January 11, Blanche to Annie; Woodland Cottage.
MF1 12 1866 February 28, Blanche to Annie; Oak Dale.
MF1 13 1866 March 7, An agreement between Edith Robinson and P. H. O'Neal in which she agrees to apprentice her child Flora to him for seven years for $500. Related to O'Neills of Brown-Stone family connection?
MF1 14 1866 April 25, H. C. Hornaday, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Atlanta, 1861-1867, to Alexander H. Stephens, former Vice-President of the Confederacy soliciting $120 to complete his son's medical education. No apparent connection with other items.
MF1 15 1867 August 23, Agreement of apprenticeship for an orphan colored boy, Matthew Green, signed by Perino Brown. One of the Brown-Stone family?