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Harry Stillwell Edwards Collection

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Collection number: MS-51
Scope and Contents Author and journalist Harry Stillwell Edwards was born in Macon, Georgia. His formal education was cut short by the Civil War, but he read extensively in the Library of Congress while working as a clerk in the U. S. Treasury.  He returned home to Macon in 1874, studied law at Mercer University, and was admitted to the bar, but never actively practiced due to his passion for writing. He published several short stories and novels. He eventually became editor and owner of the the ...
Dates: 1897-1967; Other: Majority of material found in 1928, 1966, 1967; Acquired: 1999-12-26

William W. Knight Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Collection number: MS-52
Abstract 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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