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Meroney Family Papers, 1846-1865

Collection Overview

Title: Meroney Family Papers, 1846-1865

ID: A/20

Creator: Meroney, Nolen L. (1813-1867)

Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The papers in this collection consist of letters and other writings of members of the Meroney family. Of special interest are the Civil War letters. All the documents in the collection are original, accompanied by a typed transcription.

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P. D. Meroney, Montevallo, Alabama, to Nolen L. Meroney, Nancoochee, Habersham County, Georgia, August 11, 1846Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Thomas E. Meroney [Shelby County, Alabama] to brother [Nolen L. Meroney, Nacogdoches, Texas?], April 18, 1853Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Benjamin Cleveland, near Clarksville, Georgia, to Nolen L. Meroney and Lady [Nacogdoches, Texas], June 17, 1853Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Letters, 1862Add to your cart.

N. l. Meroney, Hempstead, Austin County, Texas, to wife [Easter Rusk Meroney, Nacogdoches, Texas] 22 Jan. 1862

T. J. Meroney, Camp Bayoumento, Arkansas, to sister [Mary J. Meroney, Nacogdoches, Texas] 1 December 1862.

Folder 5: Letters, 1863Add to your cart.

N. J. Meroney, Camp Heston, Louisiana, to Mary J. Meroney, [Nacogdoches, Texas] 17 June 1863.

Mary J. Meroney [Nacogdoches, Texas] to her brother [John Meroney] ca. 1863. (Fragment)

Easter S[terrett Rusk] Meroney [Nacogdoches, Texas] to her son, John Meroney, 9 July 1863.

John Rusk, Camp near Monroe (La.) to his cousin [Mary J. Meroney, Nacogdoches, Texas] 14 Sept. 1863(?)

Folder 6: Poems, signed by M. J. Meroney, 1862-1864Add to your cart.


"Early Youth."

"Purity," "Cold Hearted," "Content," "Joy" (all on one sheet).


"The Young Volunteer's Farewell."

Folder 7: Poems, unsigned "I'll Think of Thee," Fair View, Texas "The Stranger's Grave.", 1865Add to your cart.