A South Carolina Rebel's Recollections - Accession 1195 - M563 (616)
Download A South Carolina Rebel's Recollections of the Evacuation of Richmond and the Battle of Sailor's Creek, April, 1865. Read before Camp Hampton's U.C.V., Columbia, SC by Charles Stevens Dwight (ca.1917) (2.7 MB)
Accession 1195 - M563 (616)
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Scope and Content Note
This collections consists of a booklet titled A South Carolina Rebel’s Recollections: Personal Reminiscences of the Evacuation of Richmond and the Battle of Sailor’s Creek, April, 1865. Read before Camp Hampton’s U.C.V., Columbia, S.C. by Charles Stevens Dwight, Captain Corps of Engineers, Staff of Major General J. B. Kershaw published by The State Company in Columbia, S.C. in ca.1917. In this reminiscence, Captain Charles Stevens Dwight (1834-1921) discusses the evacuation of Richmond, VA and the Battle of Saylor’s Creek (Va.) in April, 1865. This publication had a limited print run of “One Hundred Fifty Copies Printed by his Friends for Private Circulation.”
The South Carolina Rebel's Recollections were transferred from Special Collections to the Archives on July 25, 2005.
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "A South Carolina Rebel's Recollections - Accession 1195 - M563 (616)". Finding Aid 1344.
LC Subject Headings
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate; Richmond (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Sailor's Creek, Battle of, Va., 1865