Kell, John McIntosh, 1823-1900

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John McIntosh Kell (1823-1900), son of John and Margery Spalding Baillie Kell of Darien, Georgia, married Julia Blanche Munroe of Macon, Georgia. During the Civil War, Kell served as an officer in the Confederate Navy. After the war, he served as Georgia's Adjutant-General from 1886 until his death in 1900.

From the description of Letter to Blanche Munroe Kell, 1859 Sept. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476234

From the description of John McIntosh Kell letters, 1861. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476233

From the description of John McIntosh Kell scrapbook, 1860-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476236

From the description of John McIntosh Kell family papers, 1784-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476241

John McIntosh Kell (1823-1900) was a naval officer from Darien (McIntosh Co.), Ga.; he served as executive officer of the C.S.S. SUMTER and ALABAMA, and captain of the Confederate ironclad RICHMOND.

From the guide to the John McIntosh Kell papers, 1785-1921 and undated, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University)

Naval officer; from Darien (McIntosh Co.), Ga.

From the description of Papers, 1785-1921. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19933284

Naval officer; from Darien (McIntosh Co.), Ga.; he served as executive officer of C.S.S. SUMTER and ALABAMA, and captain of the Confederate ironclad RICHMOND.

From the description of Papers, 1785-1921 and n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122581353

John McIntosh Kell (1823-1900) was born in Darien, McIntosh County, Georgia, and died at Sunnyside, Georgia. Kell graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis in 1848 and later participated in Commodore Perry's expedition to Japan and the Paraguay Expedition of 1858. When the Civil War erupted, Kell resigned his United States commission and served briefly in the Georgia Navy before it was absorbed into the Confederate States Navy. He served as the executive Officer to Admiral Raphael Semmes aboard the CSS Alabama. Following the war, Kell retired to a life of farming and family as his home at Sunnyside, Georgia. In 1856 Kell married Julia Blanche Munroe of Macon. Together they bore ten children, of whom two died in 1863. In 1886 Governor John B. Gordon appointed Kell adjutant-general for the state of Georgia.

From the description of John McIntosh Kell papers 1815-1891. (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 76065711

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creatorOf Kell family. Papers, 1867-1914. Atlanta History Center, Kenan Research Center / Cherokee Garden Library
referencedIn Nisbet family. Nisbet family papers, 1752-1936 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Andrews, Charles H. Papers, 1846-1885; (bulk 1874-1882). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Kell family. Kell family papers 1857-1945 (bulk 1857-1914). Georgia Newspaper Project
referencedIn Sidney Lanier Collection, 1875-1894 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf John McIntosh Kell papers, 1785-1921 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Galt, Francis L., 1831 or 32-1915. Francis L. Galt letter, 1906 Georgia Historical Society
creatorOf Kell, John McIntosh, 1823-1900. Papers, 1785-1921 and n.d. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881. Papers of Sidney Lanier, [manuscript], 1867-1895. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Kell, John McIntosh, 1823-1900. Letter to Blanche Munroe Kell, 1859 Sept. 22. Georgia Newspaper Project
creatorOf Kell, John McIntosh, 1823-1900. John McIntosh Kell letters, 1861. Georgia Newspaper Project
creatorOf Calhoun, William L. Papers, 1892-1901. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Kell, Julia Blanche Munroe. Julia Blanche Munroe Kell papers, 1838-1908. Georgia Historical Society
creatorOf Kell, John McIntosh, 1823-1900. Papers, 1785-1921. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Kell, John McIntosh, 1823-1900. John McIntosh Kell family papers, 1784-1927. Georgia Newspaper Project
creatorOf Kell, John McIntosh, 1823-1900. John McIntosh Kell papers 1815-1891. Georgia Historical Society
creatorOf Kell, John McIntosh, 1823-1900. John McIntosh Kell scrapbook, 1860-1951. Georgia Newspaper Project
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library.
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