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Peter Wellington Alexander papers, 1835-1910

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Correspondence



Box 13 Correspondence, primarily of the commands of Generals Hindman and Holmes. Letters From: General Hindman R. C. Newton Charles W. Adams Charles A. Carroll John T. Coffee John H. Crump Fred Lear M. M. McBride D. Prodidence William Queensbury, et al. Letters To: General Hindman General Holmes R. C. Newton Douglas H. Cooper John H. Crump Daniel Marsh Frost John Sappington Marmaduke Musby Monroe Parsons James S. Rains J.P. Wilson, et al. [v.p.], 3 Jan. 1862 -Aug. 1863., 185 pieces.

[Microfilm Reel 90-2021.]


Box 13 Miscellaneous family correspondence. [v.p.], 1862-1906., One folder.

[Not on Microfilm.]


Telegrams



Box 5 to 6 Confederate States of America. Army.Telegrams. [v.p.], June -Dec. 1862, 1,144 telegrams.

[Microfilm Reels 90-2022, 2023, 2024.]



Box 6 Confederate States of America. Army.Telegrams. [v.p.], Aug. 1863., 64 telegrams.

[Microfilm Reels 90-2022, 2023, 2024.]


Box 6 Confederate States of America. Army.Telegrams between Gens. Hindman and Holmes[v.p.], Dec. 1, 12, 1862., 110 telegrams.

[Microfilm Reels 90-2022, 2023, 2024.]


Box 6 Confederate States of America. ArmyUndated telegrams[v.p.], [n.d.], 22 telegrams; 15 incomplete

[Microfilm Reels 90-2022, 2023, 2024.]


Manuscripts & Documents



Box 12 Alexander, Peter WellingtonMiscellaneous business papers. Atlanta, 1 Oct. 1871 -17 Dec. 1886., 22 pieces.

[Not on Microfilm.]



Box 3 Alexander, Peter WellingtonThe state of the Confederate cause. Macon, GA, 17 May 1865., a.ms., 6 p.

[The events of the previous year and how they have brought on the catastrophe which has overtaken the Confederate cause. Not on Microfilm.]


Box 3 Alexander, Peter WellingtonDiaries. Marietta, GA, 9 March 1880 -23 Sept. 1886, a.ms., 7 volumes (4 vols.s.).

[Not on Microfilm.]


Box 3 Alexander, Peter WellingtonLast will and testament, copy; with related letter from his lawyer, George Gantt. Marietta, GA, 6 Oct. 1886., ms.d., 3 p.

[Not on Microfilm.]


Box 3 Alexander, Theresa Shorter (Mrs. Peter Wellington Alexander)Biographical sketch of Col. Alexander. [n.p.], [ca. 1910]., a.ms., 3 p.

[Not on Microfilm.]



Box 12 Alexander, Theresa Shorter (Mrs. Peter Wellington Alexander)Scrapbook. Columbus, GA, March 1859., a.ms., 6 p.

[Newspaper clippings. The first page of the clippings that follows the pictures (mostly offamous people) has articles from the Montgomery Daily Advertiser of 1858 and [n.d.],signed by George H. Shorter as editor. The last, large proup of clippings is of the CivilWar. Not on Microfilm.]



Box 3 Alexander, Theresa Shorter (Mrs. Peter Wellington Alexander)Scrapbook of newspaper clippings. Includes columns about Col. Alexander and Bishop Beckwith, and others in the family. [Augusta, GA], [Sept. 1866 -Nov. 1893?]., 12 pages

[Not on Microfilm.]



Box 12 Alexander, Theresa Shorter (Mrs. Peter Wellington Alexander)Miscellaneous business papers, including a letter from J. T. Estell on Texas property. [v.p.], 1 June 1871 -28 Feb. 1893., 4 ms.d.

[Not on Microfilm.]


Box 12 Ferrat, John B.Letterbook. Norfolk and Richmond, VA, 9 May 1862 -1 July 1863., a.ms.s., 39 p.

["Captured from the Yankees at the Battle of Sharpsburg Md. Sept. 17th 1862." in whichPrivate Ferrat has written. Not on Microfilm.]



Box 3 Fillmore, Millard[Untitled]. [n.p.] , 10 July 1852, ms.d.s., 1 p.

[Not on Microfilm.]



Box 12 Van Dorn, EarlDocument granting authority to Col. James R. Shaler to raise a Regiment of Partizan Rangers for service in Missouri. Camp Ingraham, Miss., 3 June 1862., a.d.s., 1 p.

[Not on Microfilm.]


Box 12 Wayne, Henry L.Special Order No. 126: Proceedings of a Court of Inquiry into imputations against Col. Cary W. Stiles. Milledgeville, GA, 19 Sept. 1864., t.d.s., 1 p.; 9 ms.p. encl.

[Not on Microfilm.]



Box 3 Alexander, Peter Wellington and wife.Photographs. [n.p.], [n.d.]

[Not on Microfilm.]


Copybooks, Letterbooks etc

Gift of Mrs. Robert P. Hamilton.



Box 7 Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Alabama and West Florida.Copybook of General and Special Orders. Mobile, etc., 14 Oct. 1861 -15 Aug. 1862., ms.vol., 410 p.; 1, 50, 90 p.

[Orders by Generals Beauregard; Bragg; Samuel Cooper; Albert Sidney Johnston; JonesMitchell Withers; et al. Microfilm Reel 94-2007-2.]


Box 7 Confederate States of America. Army. Departments of Alexandria, the Potomac, and MississippiCopybook of Letters and OrdersManassus and Fairfax, VA and Jackson, Tenn., 2 June 1861 -29 April 1862, ms.vol., 452 p.

[Copy of important public letters and orders of General Beauregard's command.Microfilm Reel 94-2007-2.]


Box 7 Confederate States of America. Army. Department of MississippiCopybook of Telegrams[v.p.], 18 Feb. -11 Aug. 1862, ms.vol., 202 p.

[Copy of important public telegrams of General Beauregard's command. Microfilm Reel94-2007-2.]


Box 7 Confederate States of America. Army. Department of MississippiCopybook of Letters and OrdersCorinth and Tupelo, Miss., and Chattanooga, Tenn., 29 April -6 Sept. 1862, ms.vol., 208 p.

[Copy of letters, Special and General Orders of General Beauregard's command.Microfilm Reel 94-2007-2.]



Box 8 Confederate States of America. Army. Trans-Mississippi DepartmentAbstracts of Orders, Letters, etc., sent out[Little Rock, Ark.?], 12 June -19 Sept. 1862, ms.d., 103 p., 3 p.

[Abstract of military records in General Hindman's command. Microfilm Reel 91-2089.]


Box 8 Confederate States of America. Army. Trans-Mississippi DepartmentAbstracts of Military PapersFort Smith, Ark., etc., 31 Oct. 1862 -8 Jan. 1863, ms.d., 123 double spread pages

[Abstract of papers received in the A. A. Gen's Office in General Hindman's command; withreference to endorsements in Register A. Microfilm Reel 91-2089.]


Box 8 Confederate States of America. Army. Trans-Mississippi Department.Copybook of General Orders. Little Rock, Ark., etc., 31 May -30 Dec. 1862., ms.d., 65 p.; printed orders inserted.

[Copybook of General Orders from General Hindman's command. Microfilm Reel 91-2089.]


Box 8 Confederate States of America. Army. Trans-Mississippi Department.Copybook of Special Orders. Little Rock, Ark., etc., 1 June -18 Dec. 1862., ms.d., 38, 80 p.

[Copybook of Special Orders from General Hindman's command. Microfilm Reel 11566.]


Box 8 Confederate States of America. Army. Trans-Mississippi Department.Copybook of Special Orders. Little Rock, Ark., 11 June -19 Aug. 1862., ms.d., 147 p.

[Copybook of Special Orders from General Hindman's and Holmes's command. Printedorders inserted. Microfilm Reel 91-2089.]


Box 8 Confederate States of America. Army. Trans-Mississippi Department.Register of Orders, Letters, and Abstracts. Little Rock, Ark., 19 Sept. 1862 -3 March. 1863., ms.d., 29, 63, 46, 2 p.

[Register of orders, letters, abstracts receipts of orders, and an outline of Organizationof the First Corps of the Trans-Mississippi Army in General Hindman's command.Microfilm Reel 11566.]


Box 8 Confederate States of America. Army. Trans-Mississippi Department.Register of Endorsements. Fort Smith, Ark., 5 Nov. 1862 -8 Jan. 1863., ms.d., 74 p. double spread pages.

[Register of endorsements sent from the A.A. General's Office, in General Hindman'scommand. Not on Microfilm.]


Box 8 Confederate States of America. Army. Trans-Mississippi Department.Register of Endorsements. [Little Rock, Ark.], 5 Jan. -19 Feb. 1863., ms.d., 71 p. double spread pages.

[Register of endorsements sent from the A.A. General's Office, in General Hindman'scommand. Not on Microfilm.]



Box 9 Confederate States of America. Army. Trans-Mississippi Department.Copybook of Letters. Little Rock, Ark., 1 June -12 Dec. 1862., ms.vol., 420 p.

[From General Hindman's command, et al. Microfilm Reel 11566.]


Box 9 Confederate States of America. Army. Trans-Mississippi Department.Copybook of Letters and Orders. Clarkesville, Ark., 2 Jan. -14 March 1863., ms.vol., 148 p.

[From General Hindman's command, et al. Microfilm Reel 90-2021.]


Box 9 Confederate States of America. Army. Trans-Mississippi Department.Copybook of Orders and Letters. Little Rock, Ark., 11 June -30 Dec. 1862., ms.vol., 201 p.

[From General Hindman's command, et al. A 20 page description of the Cane Hill and PrairieGrove campaigns are at the end of the volume. Microfilm Reel 90-2021.]


Box 9 Confederate States of America. Army. Trans-Mississippi Department.Copybook of Telegrams. Little Rock, Ark., 2 June -9 Oct. 1862., ms.vol., 321 p. (4 p. insert)

[Copybook of telegraphic dispatches Memphis and Little Rock Line, from General Hindman, etal. Microfilm Reel 91-2090.]



Box 4 Alexander, Peter WellingtonNotes on civil engineering from lectures at Franklin College. Athens, GA, 13 May 1844., a.ms., 108 p.

[Not on Microfilm.]


Box 4 Alexander, Peter WellingtonLetterbook. Macon, GA, 20 Oct. -11 Nov. [1865?], a.vol., 24 p., 1 p.

[Editorial letters on Reconstruction. Not on Microfilm.]


Box 4 Alexander, Peter WellingtonLetterbook. Atlanta, GA, 15 Feb. -22 Nov. 1875., a.vol., 184 a.l.s., 236 p. (copies).

[Onionskin copybook. Not on Microfilm.]


Box 4 Alexander, Peter WellingtonLetterbook. Atlanta and Marietta, GA, 4 Dec. 1875 -14 Nov. 1879., a.vol., 499 p.

[Letterpress book of P. W. Alexander's law office. Not on Microfilm.]



Box 18 Smith & Alexander.Account book. Columbus, GA, 28 Aug. 1869 -1 March 1887., a.vol., 2, 45 p.

[Not on Microfilm.]


Box 18 Smith & AlexanderLetterbook. Columbus, GA, 20 Aug. 1867 -31 Oct. 1868., a.vol., 473 p.

[Letterpress book of the law office of Jamse Milton Smith (1823-1890) and P. W. Alexander.Not on Microfilm.]


Box 18 Smith & AlexanderLetterbook. Columbus and Atlanta GA, 6 Feb. 1871 -1 Dec. 1872., a.vol., 480 p.

[Letterpress book. Not on Microfilm.]



Box 12 Ferrat, John B.Letterbook. Norfolk and Richmond, VA, 9 May 1862 -1 July 1863., a.vol., 39 p.

["Captured from the Yankees at the Battle of Sharpsburg, MD Sept. 17th 1862." Not on Microfilm.]


Box 12 Shorter, TheresaScrapbook. Columbus, GA, March 1859., 39 p. of illus, 1 ms. poem.

[1, 5, 55 p. of newspapers clippings. "Captured from the Yankees at the Battle of Sharpsburg, MD Sept. 17th 1862." Not on Microfilm.]


Miscellaneous Documents



Box 14 Charges against various officers and enlisted men. [n.p.], [n.d.], 15 pieces.

[Not on Microfilm.]


Box 14 "Cavalry tactics: single rank formation." [n.p.], [n.d.], 27 pages

[Draft for the printer. Not on Microfilm.]


Box 14 Court-martial proceedings. Camp Rector, 15 Aug. 1862., 27 pages

[Not on Microfilm.]


Box 14 Court-martial papers. [n.p.], 1862., 14 pages

[Not on Microfilm.]


Box 14 Indian affairs (letters, reports). [n.p.], [n.d.], 16 pages

[Not on Microfilm.]


Box 14 Leave of absence requests and grants. [n.p.], 1862., 6 pieces.

[Not on Microfilm.]


Box 14 Resignations. [n.p.], 1862., 19 pieces.

[Not on Microfilm.]


Box 14 Transfer of change of service requests. [n.p.], 1862., 5 pieces.

[Not on Microfilm.]


Box 14 Various documents: contracts, medical reports, etc. [n.p.], 1862., 20 pieces.

[Not on Microfilm.]


Orders


Box 14 General HolmesGeneral Orders. [n.p.], 1862., 7 pieces.

[Microfilm Reel 91-2090.]


Box 14 General Orders from various Generals. [n.p.], 1862 -1864., 15 pieces.

[Not on Microfilm.]


Box 14 General HindmanMiscellaneous Orders and Circulars. Subsistence, receipts, etc. [n.p.], 1861 -1863., 27 pieces.

[Microfilm Reel 91-2090.]


Box 14 Miscellaneous Orders and Circulars. Subsistence, receipts, etc. from various Generals. [n.p.], 1861 -1863.

[Not on Microfilm.]


Box 14 Special Orders from various Generals. [n.p.], 1862., 12 pieces.

[Microfilm Reel 91-2090.]


Box 14 General HindmanSpecial Orders. [n.p.], [n.d.], 11 pages

[Microfilm Reel 91-2090.]


Box 14 General HindmanSpecial Orders. [n.p.], Jan. 1863., 28 pieces.

[Microfilm Reel 91-2090.]


Box 14 Special Orders from various Generals. [n.p.], Aug. 19, 1863 -Dec. 13, 1864., 5 pieces.

[Not on Microfilm.]


Box 14 General JohnstonSpecial Orders. [n.p.], Jan. & Feb. 1864., 38 pieces.

[Not on Microfilm.]


Box 14 General JohnstonSpecial Orders. [n.p.], March1864., 42 pieces.

[Not on Microfilm.]


Box 14 General JohnstonSpecial Orders. [n.p.], April -Nov. 1864., 39 pieces.

[Not on Microfilm.]


Reports



Box 17 Field Reports. [n.p.], 27 Nov. 1862 -31 July 1864., 8 pieces.

[From Generals Anderson, Brown, Clayton, Cooper, and Hallonquist. Not on Microfilm.]


Box 17 General HindmanField Report. [n.p.], 22 Jan. 1863 -29 April 1864., 10 pieces.

[Microfilm Reel 91-2090.]


Box 17 General HoodField Reports. [n.p.], 1 March 1862 -10 July 1864., 11 pieces.

[Not on Microfilm.]


Box 17 General StevensonField Reports. [n.p.], 23 May -21 July 1864., 10 pieces.

[Not on Microfilm.]


Box 17 General StewartField Reports. [n.p.], 9 March -27 June 1864., 10 pieces.

[Not on Microfilm.]


Box 17 General ParsonsReports - deserters. [n.p.], 21 Feb. 1863., 6 pieces.

[Microfilm ]


Box 17 Reports - deserters (from various officers). [n.p.], 5 Nov. 1862 -28 Feb. 1863, 15 pieces.

[Microfilm]


Box 17 Reports - medical. [n.p.], 27 June 1862 -24 April 1864., 21 pieces.

[Microfilm.]


Box 17 Reports - prisoners. [n.p.], 20 June 1862 -18 Sept. 1863, 19 pieces.

[Microfilm.]


Box 17 Reports - supplies. [n.p.], 14 Nov. 1861 -8 Aug. 1863., 18 pieces.

[Microfilm.]


Box 17 Reports - transportation. [n.p.], 28 Feb. 1862 -31 Jan. 1864., 9 pieces.

[Microfilm Reel 91-1090.]


Box 17 Reports - transportation. [n.p.], 28 Feb. 1862., 17 pieces.

[Microfilm Reel 91-1090.]


Box 17 Reports - troops. [n.p.], 12 April -19 Oct. 1862., 17 pieces.

[Microfilm Reel 11566.]


Box 17 Reports - troops. [n.p.], 27 Aug. -3 Sept. 1862., 6 pieces.

[With accompanying report. Microfilm Reel 11566.]


Box 17 Reports - troops. [n.p.], 24 -30 Oct. 1862., 5 pieces.

[With accompanying report. Microfilm Reel 11566.]


Box 17 Reports - troops. [n.p.], 20 Oct. -28 Dec. 1862, 17 pieces.

[Microfilm Reel 11566.]


Box 17 Reports - troops. [n.p.], 28 June -31 July 1862 and [n.d.], 11 pieces.

[Microfilm Reel 11566.]