South Carolina and the Civil War

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SELECT MATERIALS DIGITIZED FROM IRVIN DEPARTMENT OF RARE BOOKS AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

SELECT MATERIALS DIGITIZED FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINIANA LIBRARY

BROADSIDES FROM THE COLONIAL ERA TO THE PRESENT AT THE SOUTH CAROLINIANA LIBRARY.

Broadsides from the Colonial Era to the Present at the South Caroliniana Library.

Calvin Shedd Papers, 1862-1864

Forty-four letters, 1862-1864, of Union soldier Calvin Shedd from Company A, Seventh New Hampshire Regiment, are written primarily from locations in coastal South Carolina.

DAVID WYATT AIKEN PAPERS, 1849-1976

This collection contains a diary, letters and other materials surrounding the life of five-term U.S. congressman David Wyatt Aiken, who biographers have styled “South Carolina’s Militant Agrarian.”

HEYWARD ALBUM

This Civil War-era photograph album contains cartes-de-visite photographs of members of the S. C. Secession Convention, Confederate and U.S. Governments, officers of the Confederate and U.S. Armies, S.C. governors, and officers of the South Carolina Volunteers 1st Regiment of Rifles.

Papers Of The Smith And Wells Families, 1856-1914

This collection from the South Caroliniana Library consists primarily of the Civil War letters of Edward Laight Wells, discussing the mood in Charleston during the secession crisis in 1860, fighting with the Hampton’s Legion 1864-1865, and the immediate aftermath of the war.

WILLIAM DRAYTON RUTHERFORD PAPERS, 1859-1894

This collection of papers and artifacts relating to William Drayton Rutherford (1837–1864) and his wife, Sallie Fair Rutherford (1842–1921), has been expanded to include a 2008 accession that provides a look into the life of Sallie and her family following her first husband’s death.

DANIEL FAMILY PAPERS, 1827-1937

JARED ANDRUS ABELL PAPERS, 1861-1864

JOHN B. BANNON PAPERS, 1861-1927

LIPMAN GEORGE BALLE PAPERS, 1863-1912

THE DR. ROBERT S. CHAMBERLAIN COLLECTION OF CIVIL WAR COVERS

THOMAS COOPER DE LEON PAPERS, 1854-1943

THOMAS JEFFERSON GOODWYN PAPERS, 1865-1930

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