G. T. BeauregardPapers 1844-1883 (bulk 1861-1865)


G. T. Beauregard Papers, 1844-1883, (bulk 1861-1865)

G. T. BeauregardPapers 1844-1883 (bulk 1861-1865)

United States and Confederate Army officer, engineer, railroad executive, and public official. Correspondence, scrapbooks, and military papers, including letterbooks, headquarters records, telegrams and dispatches, orders, endorsements, and rosters. The bulk of the papers, 1861-1865, relate primarily to Beauregard's career as a general in the Confederate Army, especially at Fort Sumter and Charleston, South Carolina; Manassas and Petersburg, Virginia; Shiloh, Tennessee; Corinth, Mississippi; and Atlanta, Georgia. Other topics include Beauregard's work as an engineer, public official, and railroad executive in New Orleans and his service under General Winfield Scott in the Mexican War.

6,500 items; 54 containers; 5.6 linear feet; 9 microfilm reels


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Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866

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Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868

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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

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Pickens, F. W. (Francis Wilkinson), 1805-1869

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Walker, Leroy Pope, 1817-1884

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Longstreet, James, 1821-1904

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U.S. railroad commissioner, army officer, and diplomat. From the description of James Longstreet papers, 1858-circa 1877. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980713 James Longstreet, military man, businessman, diplomat, and railway commissioner, was born 8 January 1821, in Edgefield District, South Carolina, and died 2 January 1904, in Gainesville, Georgia. He was a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy (1842) and served in the Mexican War before he resigned from the U.S. Army ...

Jordan, Thomas, 1819-1895

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Hill, D. H. (Daniel Harvey), 1821-1889

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Daniel Harvey Hill (1821-1889), soldier and educator, was born in York District, S.C., to Solomon Hill and Nancy Cabeen Hill. He graduated from West Point in 1842. As a United States army officer, he participated in all the major battles of the Mexican War. Hill resigned from the military in 1849 to become professor of mathematics at Washington College (now Washington and Lee University). In 1854, he accepted the chair of the mathematics department at Davidson College, a position he held unti...

Hood, John Bell, 1831-1879

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Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893

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P.G.T. Beauregard was a Confederate States Army general from New Orleans, Louisiana. The Aztec Club was organized in 1847 as a fraternal society for officers serving under General Winfield Scott's command in Mexico City. Several officers later became major Civil War leaders. From the description of Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard letter, 1892 Dec. 29. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 70294149 Former Confederate general and resident of New Orleans. At the t...

Totten, Joseph Gilbert, 1788-1864

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Army officer and engineer. From the description of Joseph Gilbert Totten correspondence, 1841 February 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980636 ...

Van Dorn, Earl, 1820-1863

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Evans, Augusta J. (Augusta Jane), 1835-1909

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Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891

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Cooper, Samuel, 1798-1876

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Bonham, Milledge L. (Milledge Luke), 1813-1890

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Governor of South Carolina, 1863-1865; from Columbia, S.C. From the description of Papers, 1861-1864. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19276836 Governor of S.C.; Confederate Army officer; native of Edgefield District, S.C. From the description of Letter, 1863 Oct. 2 (Columbia, S.C.) to Col. J[ames] W[ashington] Harrison. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 704556374 Lawyer, Confederate Army officer, S.C. Governor, S.C. Repre...

Hardee, William Joseph, 1815-1873

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Hampton, Wade, 1818-1902

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Wade Hampton (1818-1902) was a planter, Confederate officer, governor of South Carolina, and United States senator. From the guide to the Wade Hampton Papers, ., 1813-1891, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) South Carolina governor. From the description of Letter : Columbia, S.C., to Gen. Conner, 1880 October 31. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32140158 Confederate Army off...