A. S. Wallace speech
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A. S. Wallace speech

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Wallace, A. S.
Title: A. S. Wallace speech
Dates: circa 1900
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1643

Biographical/Historical Note

A. S. Wallace was the county school superintendent for Taylor County, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This speech is attributed to A. S. Wallace, county school superintendent of Taylor County, Georgia, on whose letterhead it was written. This speech was given in Daviston, Georgia in July before a gathering of "Ladies, Gentlemen, Sons and Daughters of the Confederacy and Comrades." The speech recounts Georgia's experience in the Civil War, during Reconstruction, and during the post-Reconstruction years.

Index Terms

Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Georgia.
Speeches (documents)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Anecdotes.
Wallace, A. S.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], A. S. Wallace speech, MS 1643, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Prince George's County General Secretary, Maryland, 1999.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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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1Item 1: Speech, A. S. Wallace, Taylor County, Georgia, circa 1900