Furniaful George Papers, 1861-1877

Brice George (b. NC ca. 1811) was a Wayne County, Georgia farmer. At the time of the 1860 Federal Census, Brice George and his wife, Mahala (b. GA ca. 1815) had eight children living at home, ages 6-22. Most of the letters in this collection were written by brothers Furniaful George (b. ca. 1840) and David George (b. ca. 1842) while they were serving in Co. A, 29th Georgia Infantry. Furniaful George was captured in the fighting around Atlanta on July 22, 1864. He was a prisoner at Camp Chase, Ohio and was paroled and exchanged in March 1865. Furniaful and David had four sisters and two younger brothers. In the 1860 Census, the sisters’ names and ages were recorded as: Fereba 22, Sarah 13, Louisa 11, and Mily 6. The younger brothers were John Alexander (also spelled Elexander) 15 and Daniel 8. John E. George served as a private in Co. F, 47th Georgia Infantry.

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Letters

Displaying 1 - 16 of 16
ID Lettersort descending Date Author Recipient From To
8101 George1 September 18, 1861 Furniaful George Fereba George Savannah, Chatham County, GA Wayne County, GA
8110 George10 January 14, 1863 Furniaful George Brice George Savannah, Chatham County, GA Wayne County, GA
12023 George11 May 25, 1863 John E. George Brice George MS Wayne County, GA
8112 George12 August 9, 1863 Matthew Johnson John E. George
8113 George13 December 31, 1863 John E. George Fereba George LaGrange, Troup County, GA Wayne County, GA
8114 George14 February 7, 1864 Furniaful George Fereba George Savannah, Chatham County, GA Wayne County, GA
8115 George15 March 9, 1864 Lewis G. Moody Sister of Lewis G. Moody Duval County, FL
8116 George16 November 10, 1864 David George Fereba George Savannah, Chatham County, GA Wayne County, GA
8102 George2 September 21, 1861 Furniaful George Fereba George Savannah, Chatham County, GA Wayne County, GA
8103 George3 November 3, 1861 Furniaful George Fereba George Savannah, Chatham County, GA Wayne County, GA
8104 George4 January 13, 1862 Furniaful George Fereba George Savannah, Chatham County, GA Wayne County, GA
8105 George5 February 27, 1862 David George Fereba George Savannah, Chatham County, GA Wayne County, GA
8106 George6 April 20, 1862 Furniaful George Fereba George Savannah, Chatham County, GA Wayne County, GA
8107 George7 June 30, 1862 David George Fereba George Savannah, Chatham County, GA Wayne County, GA
8108 George8 July 13, 1862 Furniaful George Fereba George Savannah, Chatham County, GA Wayne County, GA
8109 George9 September 5, 1862 Asa George Fereba George Lowndes County, GA Wayne County, GA

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