Joseph Alexander Thomas Civil War Letter - Accession 70 - M32 (44)
Accession 70 - M32 (44)
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Jennett Narcissa Hemphill, born February 1809, was the sister of Margaret E. Hemphill Thomas, wife of Joseph Alexander Thomas, a Scotch-Irish yeoman farmer in Clover SC. Jennet Hemphill married Lewis B. Bryant in 1830 and they resided in York County [information supplied by the donor]. Joseph Alexander Thomas was possibly a member of the 18th Infantry, Co. G of the South Carolina Volunteers who were in Charleston between April 22 and April 29, 1864.
Scope and Content Note
The Joseph Alexander Thomas Civil War Letter consists of a typescript copy from Joseph Thomas, who was at James Island, Legares Point, near Charleston, to Mrs. Lewis B. Bryant (Jennett N. Hemphill) in York County. The letter mainly describes living and working conditions during the American Civil War. The letter is dated April 26, 1864.
The Joseph Alexander Thomas Civil War letter was donated to the Archives on November 29, 1976.
American Civil War, York County SC
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Joseph Alexander Thomas Civil War Letter - Accession 70 - M32 (44)". Finding Aid 140.