Box 1: Marie W. Tillman - Lowndes County History - Notes, 1861-1865
Scope and Contents
Maria Tillman compiled sufficient notes, documents, and letters for one to grasp what life was like in Lowndes County during the late 19th Century. The material she has compiled provides a real understanding of the social and economical history of Lowndes County.
The box consists mostly of Marie Tillman’s work on obtaining general information ranging from the construction of churches to agriculture in Lowndes County. The notes concentrate on the establishment of churches and soldiers from the American Civil War and WW I. Tillman includes lists of Georgia Infantry regiments, militia, and National Guard soldiers from Lowndes County. The papers also include miscellaneous notes about local organizations, livestock, and education pertaining to Lowndes County. Much of this content is handwritten.
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- Created: 1861-1865
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This collection is open for research.
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