Manuscript Collection

Civil War  Booklets - Accession 897 - M411 (462)

Title

Civil War Booklets - Accession 897 - M411 (462)

Authors

Civil War

Files

Identifier

Accession 897 - M411 (462)

Inclusive Dates

1897, 1907

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

38 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of booklets containing reminiscences, anecdotes, and recollections of the American Civil War. The collection includes Army Letters of Personne 1861-1865: News from the Front which was issued monthly by Frederick G. De Fontaine in 1897 and published by the War Record Publishing Company of Columbia, South Carolina. Personne was the pen name of de Fontaine who had been a correspondent and had published several newspapers in South Carolina during the war. Also included is The Southern Soldier Boy: A Thousand Shots for the Confederacy by James Carson Elliot of Co.F 56 Reg North Carolina Troops, CSA of Shelby, North Carolina. This booklet published in 1907 contains a history of Co. F. Reminiscences of the war including tales of Petersburg, Point Lookout Prison, Andersonville, Appomattox, and other remembrances by fellow soldiers.

Provenance

The Civil War Booklets was deposited in the Archives on February 27, 1996 .

Copyright

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

Civil War  Booklets - Accession 897 - M411 (462)

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