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"Sherman's Raid Through Camden, South Carolina" typescript

Identifier: Mss 0034-019

Collection Overview

The collection consists of an essay read by Davis before the Richard Kirkland Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy in Camden, South Carolina in June of 1906. The work is titled Sherman's Raid Through Camden, South Carolina. In the essay, Davis discussed her memories and experiences during the war.


  • Creation: 1906 June


Language of Material

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Essie S. Davis was the president of the Richard Kirkland Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy in Camden, South Carolina. She was sixteen at the start of the Civil War.


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Inventory of the "Sherman's Raid Through Camden, South Carolina" Typescript, 1906 June
Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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