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Adam Graham Civil War Letters

Identifier: 0000-0243M

Scope and Contents

Letters are from Graham to his sister, Mary Baxter Graham (Mrs. Hustis) Studstill in Brooks County, Georgia. One letter is by Mary.


  • 1861 and 1864


Biographical / Historical

Adam was born in Telfair County, Georgia, to Alexander and Mary or Sarah Smith Graham. A merchant of Valdosta, Georgia, he served as a 2nd lieutenant in Company I of the 12th Regiment Georgia Volunteers and eventually became captain of his company. Adam lost a hand, was wounded in the leg, and was captured by Union forces in July 1864. He was incarcerated in a Union Army hospital and died in Fort Delaware, 23 Apr. 1865.


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Related Materials

Related collections in this repository: W. A. Studstill Letters [manuscripts, accession 0000-0261M] and Curry Hill Plantation Records [microform].

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Repository Details

Part of the Georgia Archives Manuscript Collections Repository

5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States