Manuscript Collection

Bratton Family Papers - Accession 144 - M70 (85)

Title

Bratton Family Papers - Accession 144 - M70 (85)

Authors

Bratton Family

Files

Identifier

Accession 144 - M70 (85)

Inclusive Dates

1977

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

47 pieces

Language

English

Historical Note

The Bratton Family was a prominent family of York County, SC in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Col. William Bratton played a major role in the Battle of Huck's Defeat during the American Revolution.

Today, Historic Brattonsville is an historic site with three homes built between 1776 and 1855 by the Bratton Family and in 1971 was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Scope and Content Note

This Bratton Family Papers consist of news releases describing the Bratton family at their homestead in York County, SC, the architectural history of the homestead, the decoration and furniture of each room, a newspaper clipping describing the diary of Dr. Rufus Bratton (1821-1897) who was a surgeon for the Confederate Army during the American Civil War, and an edited version of the diary covering the life of Dr. Rufus Bratton from 1821 to 1870.

Provenance

The Bratton Family Papers were given to the Archives by Mr. Joe Rainey on November 8, 1977.

Keywords

York County S.C., Local History, Historic Preservation, Brattonsville, Dr. Rufus Bratton, American Civil War

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Bratton Family Papers - Accession 144 - M70 (85)

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