Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
Muster Roll of Captain J.W. Bobo, Company H, Fifth Regiment of the State Troop Army from the 11th day of September 1863
Content Description 1863/64 muster roll of Co. H, 5th Reg. South Carolina State Troops
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.
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.