Gift Of: Dr. & Mrs. George C. Kirkley, Sr., of Fitzgerald, Ga., 1963
Description: The collection mainly consists of correspondence to Naomi L.D. Cox of Clayton's Mills, Pickens County, South Carolina from 1859-1869. The letters from family members mostly discuss personal and farm news but do mention the secession of Tennessee, life and living conditions in Tennessee during the Civil War and Reconstruction, and some descriptions of battles in Tennessee. Correspondents include Melinda D. Cox, Henrietta Cox, and Sallie Cox. The collection also contains a few bills or receipts and a photograph.