Manuscript Collection

Private John Noel Cummings Letters - Accession 613

Title

Private John Noel Cummings Letters - Accession 613

Files

Identifier

Accession 613

Inclusive Dates

1863-1864

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

3 microfiche

Language

English

Scope and Content Note

The Private John Noel Cummings Letters collection consist of microfiche copies of letters written to his wife first from Charleston, SC then Georgia regarding family and the American Civil War. Private John Noel Cummings (1826-1894) served with the 5th Regiment of Cavalry, South Carolina Volunteers in the Confederate Army and wrote to his wife Caroline “Carrie” M. Bowyer Cummings (1831-1897). Both are buried at Cummings Chapel Cemetery in Ridgeville, Dorchester County, South Carolina.

Additional Notes

There are digital scans of the microfiche available for use in the Pettus Archives Research Area.

Provenance

The microfiche was purchased from the South Carolina Historical Society. The originals are housed at the South Carolina Historical Society as SCHS 524.

Copyright

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

Private John Noel Cummings Letters - Accession 613

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