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Strong family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Strong family.
Creator: Strong, Paschal Neilson, 1820-
Title: Strong family papers
Dates: 1864-1865
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0775

Biographical/Historical Note

Paschal Neilson Strong (1820-1887), born in New York City, worked in the cotton business in New Orleans. He was one of the founders of Tulane University and was its treasurer until his death. His widow, Louisa Hall Strong moved to Savannah in circa 1893, where their son, Rev. Charles Hall Strong, was the rector of St. John's Episcopal Church.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a membership card belonging to P.N. Strong in the Beauregard Rifles, 1864; a bill for goods delivered to Louisa Hall Strong and brought in through the blockade, Nassau, 1864; a permit for P.N. Strong to remain in Augusta, Georgia, for 60 days, from the Headquarters Post in Augusta, 1865; a receipt from Charles Hall to P.N. Strong for one year's rent of a dwelling in Augusta, 1865; and a receipt of Kate Beauregard Gugal for French lessons given to Cora Strong, dated during the 1860s (the last digit is missing). The bill for goods bears a note stating that the goods came on the last blockade runner into Wilmington, North Carolina.

Index Terms

Augusta (Ga.)
Confederate States of America--History.
Membership cards.
Receipts (financial records)
Strong family.
Strong, Paschal Neilson, 1820-
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Blockades.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from a descendant.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Strong family papers, MS 775, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Katherine Hartridge Strong, 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.

Separated Material

A scrapbook of Confederate money has been separated and added to the Artifacts/Confederate money collection.


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

Container List

Item 1: Membership card of P.N. Strong in the Beauregard Rifles, Local Forces, 1864 November 22
Item 2: Bill for good delivered to Louisa Hall Strong, and brought in through the blockade, Nassau, 1864 December 1
Item 3: Permit to P.N. Strong to remain in Augusta, Georgia for 60 days, Headquarters post, Augusta, Ga., 1865 March 17
Item 4: Receipt of Charles Hall to P.N. Strong for one year's rent of a dwelling. Augusta, 1865 April 24
Item 5: Receipt of Kate Beauregard Gugal for French lessons for Cora Strong, 186? March-April