Manuscript Collection

Artificial Limbs for Confederate Soldiers - Accession 870 - M390 (441)

Title

Artificial Limbs for Confederate Soldiers - Accession 870 - M390 (441)

Files

Identifier

Accession 870 - M390 (441)

Inclusive Dates

1992

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

12

Language

English

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a booklet titles, Artificial Limbs for Confederate Soldiers, by Patrick McCawley. The booklet describes South Carolina's efforts to supply artificial limbs to injured Confederate veterans following the conclusion of the American Civil War. Included is an index of state records at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History that document the numerous applications for artificial limbs from Confederate Veterans from 1867-1909. The index lists the soldiers names who applied and where their files are located. The publication also describes other records that additional information and documents South Carolina's efforts to provide artificial limbs.

Provenance

The Artificial Limbs for Confederate Soldiers was donate to the Archive on February 15 1995 .

Copyright

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

Artificial Limbs for Confederate Soldiers - Accession 870 - M390 (441)

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