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Collection Abstract

The collection mainly consists of correspondence to Naomi L.D. Cox of Clayton's Mills, Pickens County, South Carolina from 1859-1869. The letters from family members mostly discuss personal and farm news but do mention the secession of Tennessee, life and living conditions in Tennessee during the Civil War and Reconstruction, and some descriptions of battles in Tennessee. Correspondents include Melinda D. Cox, Henrietta Cox, and Sallie Cox. The collection also contains a few bills or receipts and a photograph.

Date of Gift

1962

Start Date

1858

End Date

1882

Keywords

Naomi L.D. Cox, Naomi Cox, Civil War Letters

Disciplines

History | United States History

Scope of Collection

1 box.

Gift of Dr. & Mrs. George C. Kirkley, Sr., of Fitzgerald, Ga., 1963.

Letters, laminated and unlaminated; photo of young boy. Miss Cox lived in Pickens County, S. C., during the Civil War.

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Cox (Naomi L.D.) Civil War letters

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