|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||White, Charles J., 1835-1906.|
|Title:||Charles J. White certificate|
|Dates:||between 1854 and 1906|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Charles J. White (1835-1906) was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and came to Savannah around the year 1853. He worked as a barber and a printer. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he joined the Phoenix Riflemen and soon became a Captain and Assistant Quartermaster in the 63rd Georgia Volunteer Regiment. He served until the end of the war. He was city sheriff for many years, and then became Deputy Clerk of the City Court. He later worked with the Internal Revenue Service and in the U.S. Marshall's Office.
This collection consists of a certificate of membership in the Independent Order of the Sons of Malta, DeRohan Lodge, No. 1 in Savannah. The Sons of Malta began as a secret organization in the United States in 1854.
[item identification], Charles J. White certificate, MS 858, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Exchange with Stuart Miller, 1959.
Collection is open for research.
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|Item 1: Certificate of membership in the Independent Order of the Sons of Malta, DeRohan Lodge, No. 1, Savannah ( 1.0 p. )|