Manuscript Collection

United Daughters of the Confederacy Abbeville Chapter Pamphlet - Accession 140 - M67 (82)

Title

United Daughters of the Confederacy Abbeville Chapter Pamphlet - Accession 140 - M67 (82)

Files

Identifier

Accession 140 - M67 (82)

Inclusive Dates

nd

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

3 pieces

Language

English

Historical Note

Secession Hill in located in Abbeville, South Carolina. It was the site where local citizens gathered on November 22, 1860 to adopt the ordinance of South Carolina's secession from the Union, which preceded the beginning of the American Civil War. The Hill was also the location where delegates to the December 17, 1860 secession convention in Columbia, SC were selected.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a pamphlet written by Mrs. Ella Cox Cromer, member of the Abbeville Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC). Its full title is “Secession Hill: Its Purchase as a Site for a Memorial Building Urged by Duaghters (sic) of the Confederacy”. It is a sketch of a famous spot in Abbeville where a secession movement in 1860 was publicly advocated.

Provenance

Transferred from the Reference Department Vertical File, Dacus Library, Winthrop University

Keywords

Abbeville SC, Abbeville County SC, United Daughters of th Confederacy, U.D.C., American Civil War

Copyright

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

United Daughters of the Confederacy Abbeville Chapter Pamphlet - Accession 140 - M67 (82)

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