Manuscript Collection

Recollections of War Times - Accession 1196 - M564 (617)

Title

Recollections of War Times - Accession 1196 - M564 (617)

Files

Download Recollections of War Times. My Experience in the West By Rev. S.P.H. Elwell (1895) (49.2 MB)

Identifier

Accession 1196 - M564 (617)

Inclusive Dates

1895

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

24 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of Recollections of War Times. My Experiences In The West by Rev. S. P. H. [Silas Pinckney Holbrook] Elwell published by The Bamberg Herald Print in Bamberg, SC in 1895. The publication consists of his experiences in Mississippi during the War Between the States. Elwell served in the 23rd Regiment of the South Carolina Volunteers. In May of 1863, Evans Brigade was ordered to Mississippi to strengthen Gen. Joseph E. Johnson’s army at Vicksburg. Rev. Elwell relates his experiences in this campaign. Rev. Elwell’s recollections were originally published in The Advocate.

Provenance

The Recollections of War Times were transferred to the Archive from Special Collections on July 26, 2005.

Copyright

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

Recollections of War Times - Accession 1196 - M564 (617)

LC Subject Headings

Confederate States of America. Army. South Carolina Infantry Regiment, 23rd; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories; South Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories; Mississippi--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

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