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Warren Akin Civil War letters to Nathan Land

Identifier: 0000-0267M

Scope and Contents

Detailed and expressive letters from Akin to his friend during a time when both men had left their homes to take refuge in Elberton and Brooks County, Georgia, respectively. Akin wrote about family relations, medical services, religious affairs, politics, states rights, his philosophy concerning slaves, and various disasters. He was able to give Land a complete account of the Union Army's destruction of Cassville.


  • 1864 - 1865


Biographical / Historical

Akin was a Georgia-born lawyer and neighbor of Judge Land in Cassville (now Cartersville, Bartow County), GA.


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Related Materials

Related collections in this repository: Chunn / Land Family Papers (accession number 1944-0101M) and R. C. Saxon Civil War letter to Nathan Land (accession number 0000-0281M).

Warren Akin Civil War letters to Nathan Land
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Repository Details

Part of the Georgia Archives Manuscript Collections Repository

5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States