Leila Elliott Habersham Civil War scrapbook
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Leila Elliott Habersham Civil War scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Habersham, Leila Elliott, 1831-1901.
Title: Leila Elliott Habersham Civil War scrapbook
Dates: 1861-1862
Extent: 0.15 cubic feet (1 volume)
Identification: MS 0341

Biographical/Historical Note

Eliza (Leila) Mackay Elliott Habersham was the daughter of Dr. Ralph Emms Elliott and Mary (Couper) Mackay. She married Frederick Augustus Habersham (1831-1863), the son of Joseph Habersham, Jr.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a scrapbook of Civil War clippings: battle news, and a few Savannah obituaries. Pasted on the inside front cover is a manuscript note re the first battle of Manassas, signed R.W.B. Elliott (Rt. Rev. Robert Woodward Barnwell Elliott, first Missionary Bishop of West Texas, and son of Stephen Elliott).

Index Terms

Confederate States of America--History.
Elliott, Robert Woodward Barnwell, 1840-1887.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Habersham, Leila Elliott, 1831-1901.
Manassas (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The Savannah Historical Research Association received the collection as a gift from Caroline Pinckney Huger

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Leila Elliott Habersham Civil War scrapbook, MS 341, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Savannah Historical Research Association, 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.


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