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South Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Blamyer, Wigfall, Deas family collection

Identifier: Mss 0104

The bulk of this collection contains scrapbooks and diaries of Elizabeth Mary Lesesne Blamyer Wigfall.

Dates: 1824-1975

Civil War era letters

Identifier: Mss 0034-013
Collection Overview

The collection consists of three Civil War era letters. The first letter was written by James E. Wilkins of Virginia to Colonel John Preston on January 23, 1861. In the letter Wilkins pledges his services to South Carolina. The second letter, written September 11, 1862 to John H. Easton, was from a Mr. Helton. In the letter Helton discusses his recovery from injuries suffered during the war. In the third letter, "C.A. Strange" discusses war time conditions to her brother.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1861, 1862, 1864

Isaac W. Hayne papers

Identifier: Mss 0098
Collection Overview

The collection consists of financial records from 1832-1875. It also contains some of Hayne's Civil War correspondence and several of his military orders.

Dates: 1832-1875

William Aiken Kelly diaries, 1862, 1864 (photocopies)

Identifier: Mss 0034-032
Collection Overview

Two journals containing holograph entries kept by Confederate Civil War officer, William Aiken Kelly. Also contains a photograph of Kelly in uniform (1862). Volume 1 (1864 Jan. 1-Dec. 31) contains brief daily entries concerning the weather, promotions, camp locations, transfers of men, and other activities. In the back of the volume are brief accounts for amounts received and paid. Volume 2 (1864 July 27-Aug 31) provides more detailed accounts of Kelly's activities.

Dates: undated

State of South Carolina bond certificate

Identifier: Mss 0034-130
Collection Overview

This $100 bond (No. 1112) was issued by the state of South Carolina in Charleston on 1 January 1861 and redeemable in two years at six percent interest. It was printed by Evans & Cogswell of Charleston and signed by William J. Laval, state treasurer, and Thomas J. Pickens, comptroller general.

Dates: 1861 January 1