Preston, John Smith, 1809-1881Variant names
Member of the S.C. General Assembly (1848-1851); lieutenant colonel in Confederate Army; mustered troops in Charleston, S.C. (Nov. 1861 through Jan. 1862); commander of prison camp in Columbia, S.C. (Feb.-Mar. 1862); conscription officer for South Carolina (Apr. 1862-July 1863) in Columbia, S.C.
From the description of Letter, 1862 Feb. 20, Columbia, S.C., to Robert E. Lee. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 37787271
Confederate general; South Carolina representative and senator; resident of Columbia, S.C.; became Brigadier General on 10 June 1864; worked as Supt. of the Bureau of Conscription in Richmond from 30 July 1863 to its discontinuance.
From the description of John S. Preston papers, 1854-1936. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 38195228
Preston became Brigadier General on 10 June 1864; also worked as Supt. of the Bureau of Conscription in Richmond from 30 July 1863 to its discontinuance.
From the description of John S. Preston correspondence, 1855-1866. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 643121386
Patrons; South Carolina.
From the description of Preston family letters, 1836-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122565740
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