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Broun Family Civil War Letter Collection

Collection number: ER-3-1
Scope and Contents A collection of handwritten Civil War era letters created by the Broun Family of Northumberland County, Virginia, between 1860-1864. Includes letters to and from: Broun, Bettie Lee, 1846-1927; Broun, Edwin, 1819-1904; Broun, Harriet C. Johnson, 1824-1908; Broun, William, Captain, 1842-1908; and others.Captain William Broun (1842-1908) was a captain in the 47th Virginia Infantry Regiment of the Confederate States of America Army. The letters begin while he is in attendance at the...
Dates: 1860-1864

Georgia Publications

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-63
Scope and Contents These papers consist of periodicals from Georgia in the 1800s to the early 1900s. Periodicals dated before and during the Civil War promote the view of pro-slavery and updates of the Confederate States during the war. After the war, the periodicals turn to more domestic issues, such as education for children and common medical issues.  Many of the periodicals contain information pertaining to agriculture and new ways and techniques to approach...
Dates: 1839 - 1979

Lieutenant Andrew McConnell Civil War Diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Collection number: MS-12
Scope and Contents The diary was written in pocket-sized editions and each was sent home after it was completed.  The collection in the Valdosta State Archives has two folders, each containing an identical copy of the McConnell diary.  The diary is divided into five volumes, the last of which was written by John Albert Feaster Coleman after McConnell died.  Kathleen and Mary Bess Coleman and Julia and Mary Faucette owned four of the original volumes of the diary.  Donald Clayton owned one book, which he found...
Dates: 1861-1865

Oath of Allegiance to the United States

 Collection — Folder: 1
Collection number: MS-39
Scope and Contents This oath of allegiance was signed after the Civil War ended by Confederate soldiers affirming they would be loyal to the Union and "defend the Constitution of the United States".Harmful Content Policy: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collection’s collection houses materials collected to elucidate the past. We recognize that users may encounter some items within these collections that contain offensive language, viewpoints, imagery or other forms of objectionable...
Dates: 1860's

Valdosta State University Archives General Files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-15-7-1
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the General Files of Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections. These include the Policies Procedures and Reports of Archives as well as papers concerning certain collections, displays, and projects.

Dates: 1995 - 2015

William W. Knight Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Collection number: MS-52

William W. Knight was born around 1829 in what is today Berrien County, Ga.  He married Mary E. Carroll in 1855 and they conceived a daughter, Lillian Melissa, on March 22, 1862.

Knight was the son of Levi Knight and Ann Clements/Herrin.

He enlisted in the army on October 1, 1861.  Knight served in the 29th GA infantry in company K.

He was 6 feet in height, with dark hair and blue eyes. 

He died December 27, 1863.

Dates: 1861-1863; Acquired: 1985-01-03

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