Manuscript Collection

A South Carolina Rebel's Recollections - Accession 1195 - M563 (616)

Title

A South Carolina Rebel's Recollections - Accession 1195 - M563 (616)

Files

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)

Identifier

Accession 1195 - M563 (616)

Inclusive Dates

ca. 1917

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

6 pieces;

Language

English;

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.”

Provenance

The South Carolina Rebel's Recollections were transferred from Special Collections to the Archives on July 25, 2005.

Copyright

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

A South Carolina Rebel's Recollections - Accession 1195 - M563 (616)

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