Manuscript Collection

The Blue Ridge Railroad: Letters of Mr. George A. Trenholm and Mr. William Gregg on That Subject - Accession 1208 - M575 (628)

Title

The Blue Ridge Railroad: Letters of Mr. George A. Trenholm and Mr. William Gregg on That Subject - Accession 1208 - M575 (628)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1208 - M575 (628)

Inclusive Dates

1860

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

15 bound pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a booklet of letters to the editor from George A. Trenholm and William Gregg concerning The Blue Ridge Railroad. This railroad was to be built to complete the connection of the line that was to run from Charleston, SC to Cincinnati, Ohio. This line would have run from Anderson, SC to Knoxville, TN. Construction began in 1854 and ceased just before the beginning of the Civil War. The railroad was never completed. The letters appeared in the Edgefield Advertiser, Charleston Courier, and Charleston Mercury in 1860.

Provenance

The Blue Ridge Railroad: Letters of Mr. George A. Trenholm and Mr. William Gregg on the Subject was donated to the Archives by the Cain Family.

Copyright

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

The Blue Ridge Railroad: Letters of Mr. George A. Trenholm and Mr. William Gregg on That Subject - Accession 1208 - M575 (628)

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