Chapter 10: The South Before the Civil War

Author: Lane, Mills

Title: Manigault Family Plantation Records 1845-1876

Location: Georgia Historical Society Manuscript Collection

Call Number: MS 1290

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Title: Arcadia Plantation Map / resurveyed by Wm. Hughes, C.S.L.C

Location: Map Collection

Call Number: MS 1361-MP 158

Arcadia Plantation Map / resurveyed by Wm. Hughes, C.S.L.C


Additional GHS Resources on Plantation Life

Three Centuries of Georgia History: Cotton Cultivation

Three Centuries of Georgia History: Slavery

A New Encounter: Black Slaves in Georgia

African-American History and Culture in the Georgia Lowcountry

Today in Georgia History: November 27, 1809 Fanny Kemble

Today in Georgia History: December 08, 1765 Eli Whitney

Today in Georgia History: December 26, 1848 Ellen and William Craft