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Civil War, 1861-1865

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

E. E. Bomar Family collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCPL-2011-14
Content Description Photographs, correspondence, writings and miscellaneous documents from the Edward Earle Bomar (1861-1947) family. Contents focus on the Bomar, Earle and Landrum families. Other subject areas include the Cleveland family, the Vernon family, Baptists, Spartanburg Male Academy, Spartanburg Female Academy, Downtown Spartanburg, the Civil War, Bivingsville and Glendale, Limestone College, Converse College, Wofford College, Wade Hampton, Red Shirts, Dexter E. Converse, and John G. Landrum.

Letter from John R. Cochran concerning Major William W. Humphreys

 Collection
Identifier: SCPL-2014-24
Content Description A photocopy of a 1922 letter written by John R. Cochran to the daughters of Major W. W. Humphreys praising their father during his service as the captain of the Palmetto Riflemen during the Civil War.

W. A. Nesbitt letter

 Item
Identifier: SCPL-2010-11
Content Description Single handwritten letter from W. A. Nesbitt of Camp Johnson, Columbia, SC to his mother, Mrs. E. D. Nesbitt of Glenn Springs, SC, dated May 4, 1862. Contents discuss having two pairs of Sunday shoes made by William Prewitt. W. A. Nesbitt is a member of Captain John Winsmith's company.

William T. Russel surgical notes and kit

 Collection
Identifier: SCPL-2013-01
Content Description Two items: a booklet listing and describing battlefield surgeries undertaken by William T. Russel between 1862 and 1865 while with the Holcombe Legion and a small case containing six ivory-handled surgical instruments, two needles, and a small lancet (?). Both are contemporary to Russel's work as a surgeon in the Holcombe Legion.