Christmas Moultrie photograph and article
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Christmas Moultrie photograph and article

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Moultrie, Christmas, 1857-1956.
Title: Christmas Moultrie photograph and article
Dates: 1979
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 2270

Biographical/Historical Note

Christmas Moultrie was born a slave on 25 December 1857 on the Mulberry Grove Plantation, west of Savannah, Georgia. He died on 23 April 1956 and is buried in the Cherokee Hill Cemetery in Port Wentworth, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains an undated photograph of Christmas Moultrie and a 1979 article written by John Eugene Cay, Jr. entitled, Ducks, Dogs, and Friends, which describes the hunting adventures and relationship between Moultrie and Ward Allen, a professional duck hunter and gentleman from Savannah, Georgia.

Index Terms

Allen, Ward, 1856-1931.
Duck Shooting--Georgia.
Moultrie, Christmas, 1857-1956.

Administrative Information

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Access Restrictions

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