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Purvis, Jonathan Hammond, 1826 - 1863


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Purvis family papers

Identifier: 1981-0052M
Scope and Contents Central to the collection are the diary (1859) and Civil War letters of Jonathan H. Purvis, a bachelor schoolteacher who wrote about the weather and farm life and who served with his brothers in the 46th Regiment Georgia Volunteers, Company B. Also included are deeds; a math copybook; Murrayville, Georgia, school records; tax receipts; John F. Garrett estate records; business papers; and Marzelia Garrett Purvis' pension application, all from the R. Hammond Purvis family in the Schley,...
Dates: 1827 - 1919