Jerome P. Wilson papers, 1861-1865

Emory University

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

Atlanta, GA 30322



Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/901z8

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Wilson, Jerome P.
Title: Jerome P. Wilson papers, 1861-1865
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 176
Extent: .25 linear ft. (1 box) and 1 bound volume (BV)
Abstract:Papers of Confederate officer, Jerome P. Wilson from 1861-1865 including correspondence, a scrapbook, and clippings.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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


Purchase from Keith M. Read, 1938

Custodial History

Forms part of the Keith M. Read Confederate collection. Materials in this collection were among several related but distinct collections purchased in a single transaction from the same collector.


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

Appraisal Note

Acquired by Emory University Librarian Margaret Jemison as part of the Rose Library's holdings in Southern history and the Civil War.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Jerome P. Wilson, Confederate officer, served as assistant Adjutant General with Thomas Carmichael Hindman's Division, Hood's Corps, Army of the Tennessee.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Jerome P. Wilson from 1861-1865. The papers include correspondence, a scrapbook, and clippings. Materials, including military orders, are related to Wilson's service with the Confederate States of America's Army of the Tennessee.

Arrangement Note

Materials arranged in chronological order.

Selected Search Terms

Personal Names

Corporate Names

Form/Genre Terms

Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 1861 June 6- October 8, 1863
1 2 1863 October 10-November 30, 1864
1 3 1864 December 12-May 2, 1865
1 4 1865 May 25-undated
Bound volumes
BV1 Scrapbook