The Civil War Comes to Dade County, Georgia


Dade County, Virginia was formed from Cherokee lands in the late 1830s, quickly gaining popularity with gold miners looking to find wealth in the mountainsides. By the year 1860, over 3,000 residents occupied Dade Counties’ four hundred square miles. This publication offers an abundance of genealogical information on former locals provided by the 1860 and 1870 Censuses, slave and morality schedules, records of Confederate soldiers raised in Dade County, the 1880 Enumeration of Families, and reports of the highest property values. Additionally, a surname index is included in this work.

Nathaniel C. Hughes, Jr., Ph.D.

(1989), 2024, 8½x11, paper, index, 214 pp.
ISBN: 9780788498916