Ladies Memorial Association broadside
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Ladies Memorial Association broadside

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Ladies' Memorial Association (Savannah, Ga.)
Title: Ladies Memorial Association broadside
Dates: 1879
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 oversize folder)
Identification: MS 2258

Biographical/Historical Note

The Ladies Memorial Association was formed in 1867 in Savannah, Georgia for the purpose of caring for Confederate graves in Laurel Grove Cemetery and to raise funds for a Confederate monument. They merged with the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1897.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a broadside by the Ladies Memorial Association of Savannah, Georgia on 3 June 1879 declaring that George W. J. DeRenne had graciously presented the association with a bronze statue of a Confederate soldier and they wished to express their gratitude for this donation.


Index Terms

Broadsides (notices)
DeRenne, George W. J., 1824-1880.
Ladies' Memorial Association (Savannah, Ga.)
Monuments--Georgia--Savannah.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.