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George J. Burrus Collection (MC 130)


George J. Burrus Collection (MC 130)


Biographical Note

George J. Burrus was born in July of 1847 and lived in Columbus, Georgia during the Civil War. He later served as the Fire Chief of Columbus for over 20 years.


Scope and Content

Two items produced by George J. Burrus documenting Columbus, Georgia during the Civil War.

1920,1928


Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the George J. Burrus Collectionmust be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

George J. Burrus Collection (MC 130)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia


Provenance

These items were donated to the Archives by Mr. George J. Burrus III in 1997.


Item List


1 – A glass covered and framed map of Columbus, Georgia (1861-1865) with the locations of businesses as recollected by George Burrus, 1928

2 – A glass covered and framed letter of George Burrus recalling Columbus during the Civil War, 1920