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Confederate States of America

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Elisa Weilmann Mayer Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 182
Abstract Elisa Weilmann Mayer was born in German in 1829. At the age of 18, Elisa immigrated to the United States to become the wife of David Mayer. She was a leading citizen of Atlanta and a president of the Grandmothers Club. The collection consists of a scrapbook and loose items found in the scrapbook compiled by Elisa Weilmann Mayer. Of special interest is a letter from Morris Mayer to his mother Elisa in 1867 in which he discusses his recovery from an accidental...
Dates: 1867 - 2000

Miriam Freedman Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 110

The papers primarily relate to Hermann Hirsch, a Confederate veteran who settled in Columbus, Georgia. The collection contains letters written by Herman Hirsch while in service to the Confederacy. The letters give a full account of the siege of Jackson in 1863.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1863 - 1994

Morris Hirsch Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 074

An early setter of Atlanta, Morris Hirsch was a founder of The Temple and of Hirsch’s, an Atlanta retailer for over 100 years. The papers contain a discharge certificate (photocopy) for Confederate soldier Henry Hirsch, 1861; and documents from Hirsch’s, an Atlanta retailer established in 1863.

Dates: 1861 - 1976