J.J. Findley correspondence
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J.J. Findley correspondence

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Findley, James J.
Title: J.J. Findley correspondence
Dates: 1864
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0253

Biographical/Historical Note

Colonel J.J. Findley was probably the same person as James J. Findley of the GA 52nd Infantry Regiment who is listed in the book, Roster of the Confederate soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865.

Scope and Content Note

The J.J. Findley correspondence includes an account of the election of company officers in Dawson County, Georgia from the State of Georgia Adjutant & Inspector General's Office to Col. J.J. Findley at Dahlonega, Georgia dated May 13, 1864, and an order issued from the same office for Col. J.J. Findley, Athens, Georgia to report to General Reynolds for duty dated October 26, 1864.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 52nd.
Findley, James J.
Letters (correspondence)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], J.J. Findley correspondence, MS 253, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Schindler’s Antique Shop in Charleston, South Carolina, 1952.


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.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

Item 1: George W. Speer to Colonel J.J. Findley, A.D.C., at Dahlonega. State of Georgia Adjutant and Inspector General’s Office, Milledgeville, 1864 May 13 ( 1.0 p. )
Discusses the returns for election of company officers in Dawson County and procedures for reporting elections of officers in the militia districts.
Item 2: W. Prince to Colonel J.J. Findley at Athens. State of Georgia Adjutant and Inspector General’s Office, Milledgeville, 1864 October 26 ( 1.0 p. )
Orders directing Findley to report to General Reynolds for duty.