United States -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Items relating to Confederate General and Charlottean Rufus Clay Barringer. Photocopies of newspaper and periodical articles and a copy of Barringer's diary while imprisoned at Fort Delaware in 1865.
Collection consists largely of letters written by William Wallace Beard, a member of the Mississippi 18th Regiment in the Confederate Army. The letters are written during his time as a soldier in the United States Civil War largely from different sites around Virginia. It includes 32 letters (30 of which are from Beard and 2 of which are from Col. A.P. Hill) and one furlough document.