Andrew Jackson McKibbins letters and paper money
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Andrew Jackson McKibbins letters and paper money

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: McKibbins, Andrew Jackson.
Title: Andrew Jackson McKibbins letters and paper money
Dates: 1861-1863
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1431

Biographical/Historical Note

Andrew Jackson McKibbins was a private in Company G, of the 63rd Georgia Infantry Regiment. He was from Griffin, Georgia and was married to Martha McKibbins.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of three items. The first is a letter written by Andrew Jackson McKibbins to his wife Martha dated February 1862. The letter discusses some of the fighting around Savannah, Georgia. He also asks about family members and other affairs at home. The second letter is dated August 12, 1863 and authorizes A. J. McKibbins to take sick leave and return home. The last item is a one thousand dollar bill issued by the Confederate States of America in Montgomery, Alabama, 1861.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 63rd. Company G.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Letters (correspondence)
McKibbins, Andrew Jackson.
McKibbins, Martha.
Paper money.
Savannah (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial history

Material was acquired from a descendent of the creator.

Preferred citation

[Identification of item], Andrew Jackson McKibbins letters and paper money, MS 1431, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition information

Gift of M.S. McKibben, 1988.


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.

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1Letters and paper money, 1861-1863 View online.