Manuscript Collection

James Watson's Civil War

Title

James Watson's Civil War "Camp Reminiscences" - Accession 452 - M186 (227)

Files

Identifier

Accession 452 - M186 (227)

Inclusive Dates

1965

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

30 pieces

Language

English

Historical Note

James Adams Watson (1840-1905) served as 1st Lieutenant in Company A, 12th South Carolina Volunteers in the Confederate State Army during the American Civil War. Mr. Watson was a York, SC native and his father Rev. Samuel Lytle Watson was pastor of Bethel Presbyterian Church in York County, SC.

Scope and Content Note

James Adams Watson (1840-1905) served as 1st Lieutenant in Company A, 12th South Carolina Volunteers in the Confederate State Army during the American Civil War. Mr. Watson was a York, SC native and his father Rev. Samuel Lytle Watson was pastor of Bethel Presbyterian Church in York County, SC. The James Watson Reminiscence consists of the Civil War “Camp Reminiscences” (1861-1865) by James Adams Watson which were compiled by Eleanor Guy Bankhead, Watson’s granddaughter in 1965.

Provenance

The James Watson's Civil War Camp Reminiscences was donated to the Archives by Eleanor Guy Bankhead on March 15, 1982.

Copyright

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

James Watson's Civil War

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