Manuscript Collection

Wade Hampton Collection - Accession 622 - M266 (316)

Title

Wade Hampton Collection - Accession 622 - M266 (316)

Authors

Wade Hampton

Files

Identifier

Accession 622 - M266 (316)

Inclusive Dates

1895

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

25 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

Wade Hampton (1818-1902) was Governor of South Carolina (1876-1878) and U.S. Senator for South Carolina (1879-1891). The Wade Hampton Collection consists of a program commemorating “Wade Hampton Day” on May 14, 1895, a short summary of his war record, and speeches honoring him.

Provenance

unknown

Copyright

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

Wade Hampton Collection - Accession 622 - M266 (316)

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