Manuscript Collection

The Destruction of Columbia, S.C. : A Translation From the German by WM. H. Pleasants of 19th,20th,21st and 22nd Chapters of Lights and Shadows in American Life During The War of Secession by August Conrad. Published at Hanover , 1879 - Accession 1222 - M580 (633)

Title

The Destruction of Columbia, S.C. : A Translation From the German by WM. H. Pleasants of 19th,20th,21st and 22nd Chapters of Lights and Shadows in American Life During The War of Secession by August Conrad. Published at Hanover , 1879 - Accession 1222 - M580 (633)

Authors

Civil War

Files

Identifier

Accession 1222 - M580 (633)

Inclusive Dates

1926

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

8 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The Destruction of Columbia, S.C. is a reprint of a translation of a portion of an 1879 German book titled Lights and Shadows in American Life During the War of Secession by August Conrad. The reprint concerns the destruction of the city of Columbia, S.C. in February, 1865, by General William Tecumseh Sherman. Conrad, a German gentleman, was an eye witness to the destruction. The translation, by William H. Pleasants, is of the 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd chapters of the book. The translation was reprinted by The Wade Hampton Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy of Columbia, S.C. in 1926.

Provenance

The Destruction of Columbia, S.C. was transferred to the Archives from the library's general collection.

Copyright

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

The Destruction of Columbia, S.C. : A Translation From the German by WM. H. Pleasants of 19th,20th,21st and 22nd Chapters of Lights and Shadows in American Life During The War of Secession by August Conrad. Published at Hanover , 1879 - Accession 1222 - M580 (633)

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