John Thompson Letters - Accession 491 - M204 (246)
Accession 491 - M204 (246)
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Scope and Content Note
The John Thompson Letters consist of copies of two typescript letters written by Private John Thompson, 1st U.S. Artillery, to his father, Robert Thompson of Articlave Northern Ireland, concerning the siege of Fort Sumter by confederate troops which marked the beginnings of the American Civil War. Also included are Private Thompson’s enlistment records from the National Archives.
The John Thompson Letters were donated to the Archives by the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland via Ron Chepesiuk on February 3, 1983.
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "John Thompson Letters - Accession 491 - M204 (246)". Finding Aid 429.