Manuscript Collection

Wade Hampton Speech - Accession 623 - M267 (317)

Title

Wade Hampton Speech - Accession 623 - M267 (317)

Authors

Wade Hampton

Files

Identifier

Accession 623 - M267 (317)

Inclusive Dates

1871

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

30 pieces

Language

English;

Historical Note

Wade Hampton (1818-1902) was a Confederate Cavalryman during the American Civil War and rose to the rank of Lieutenant General. He was a member of the South Carolina General Assembly in 1852 and served as a Senator from 1858 to 1861. After the Civil War, he served as Governor of South Carolina (1876-1878) and U.S. Senator for South Carolina (1879-1891).

Scope and Content Note

The Wade Hampton Speech consists of a speech by Wade Hampton, Governor of South Carolina (1876-1878) and U.S. Senator for South Carolina (1879-1891), on the life and character of American Civil War Confederate General Robert E. Lee, given to the Society of Confederate Soldiers and sailors in Maryland.

Provenance

unknown

Copyright

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

Wade Hampton Speech - Accession 623 - M267 (317)

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