Muscogiana: Journal of the Muscogee Genealogical Society

The Society publishes the Muscogiana biannually which is issued in the Spring and Fall. Since, 1989, the Muscogee Genealogical Society has published material on all aspects of the original Muscogee County including compiled genealogies, case studies, instructional articles relating to new research methodologies, essays on local history, and unpublished primary source materials held in public, private and family archives.

An index is available.

Editorial Board

Mike Bunn – Editor

Lea L. Dowd
John Lupold

Daniel Olds
David Owings
Dr. Hugh I. Rodgers
Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr.

Submission of Material for Publication

Interested parties are welcome to submit source material and journal articles for publication in Muscogiana. Submissions should be sent electronically as a Word document to the editor at

To be considered for publication, material must be of cultural, historical and/or genealogical significance to the Columbus/Original Muscogee County, Georgia area that consists of Harris County, Talbot County, Marion County, Chattahoochee County and the current Muscogee County.

All articles should be footnoted according to the Chicago Manuel of Style, and should be from 1000 to 5000 words in length. The Editor and the Editorial Board make final decisions on the acceptance of material of publication.  See  Neither the Muscogee Genealogical Society nor the Columbus State University can accept responsibility for errors or inaccuracies in material submitted for publication.

Book Reviews

Book reviews of both local titles and general genealogical monographs are accepted for inclusion in Muscogiana. Reviews should be 350-750 words, and should contain an overview of the work and an analysis on the value of the work to genealogists and other researchers in the region. The editor maintains a list of books for review, which is available on request.


Queries are welcome from members and non-members.  Queries are limited to one per issue.  There are no charges for queries.

Back Issues

Some print issues of Muscogiana can be obtained by contacting the society’s Executive Director.

Muscogiana articles may also be accessed electronically.  Click here for information on electronic access.