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"Preliminary List and Prospectus of Wars Roster of The College Of Charleston"

Identifier: Mss 0034-097

Collection Overview

The War roster is a directory of College of Charleston alumni who served in the military of the colony of South Carolina, the state of South Carolina, the Confederacy, or the United States during times of war. It includes information about the military ranks and awards of college alumni in the various services. The document also includes a list of alumni who were killed or missing in action during their military service. The roster covers every major conflict from the French and Indian War to World War II; including the battles fought by the militia. It also includes a list of alumni who fought during the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, both Seminole Wars, the Mexican War, the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, or World War I. The list was compiled in 1947.


  • Creation: 1947


Language of Material

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

The nature of the College of Charleston's archival holdings means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. Special Collections claims only physical ownership of most archival materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Historical Note

The War roster was prepared by the Committee on War Records, which was a part of the College of Charleston's Alumni Association. The committee was chaired by Colonel Samuel Lapham, who was a graduate of the College of Charleston in 1913.


1 folder (1 item) : 30 leaves ; 28 cm.

Inventory of the "Preliminary List and Prospectus of Wars Roster of The College Of Charleston," 1947
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