|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Harden, William, 1844-1936.|
|Title:||William Harden deposition|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
William Harden was the son of Judge Edward Jenkins Harden (1813-1873); he was the disburser for Chatham County and a historian. He served throughout the Civil War, the latter part in the Signal Corps. He was the assistant librarian of the Georgia Historical Society, 1866-1869, and its librarian, 1869-1935. He was also a charter member of the American Library Association, 1876. He was the editor of the Georgia Historical Quarterly, 1917-1920 (v.1-4), and contributed many articles to the publication, as well as to other historical magazines. He wrote A History of Savannah and South Georgia (Chicago, 1913), and Recollections of a Long and Satisfactory Life (Savannah, 1934).
This collection consists of William Harden's 1926 deposition, in which he swears that he was in the Signal Corps of the Confederate States of America and was in and around Savannah during the Civil War. He states that no Confederate supplies were stored on Vallambrosia Plantation, nor on any others plantations in or around Savannah. The deposition is signed by A.R. Fawcett, Notary Public.
Material was probably acquired from creator.
[item identification], William Harden deposition, MS 363, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Probably gift of William Harden.
Collection is open for research.
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