George W.A. Brantley loyalty oath
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George W.A. Brantley loyalty oath

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Brantley, George W. A., d. 1887.
Creator: United States.
Title: George W.A. Brantley loyalty oath
Dates: 1865
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0086

Biographical/Historical Note

George W.A. Brantley (d. 1887) was a courier in Wheeler's Cavalry, 2nd George Battalion, and a member of the Georgia Hussars. He was born in Vineville, Georgia and raised in Savannah, Georgia. After the Civil War, he attended the University of Virginia and later practiced law in St. Louis, Missouri. Brantley died in San Antonio, Texas.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of an oath not to take up arms against the United States, signed by George W.A. Brantley, Private, Company F, 10th Confederate Cavalry.

Index Terms

Brantley, George W. A., d. 1887.
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Cavalry Regiment, 10th.
Loyalty oaths.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from niece of George Brantley.

Preferred Citation

[Item identification], George W.A. Brantley loyalty oath, MS 86, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Louise Lathrop, 1951.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


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