Oliver Beirne papers, 1860-1896 [manuscript].
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Landowner of West Virginia and Louisiana; postmaster, Sweet Springs, W. Va. From the description of Oliver Beirne papers, 1860-1896 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 23107527 Oliver Beirne (fl. 1860-1896) was a landowner of West Virginia and Louisiana and postmaster of Sweet Springs, W. Va. From the guide to the Oliver Beirne Papers, ., 1860-1896, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) ...
William Porcher Miles (1822-1899) was a South Carolina educator, mayor of Charleston, S.C. (1855-1857), United States Representative (1857-1860), member of the Confederate House of Representatives and chair of its Military Affairs Committee. After the Civil War, he was a planter in Virginia, then president of South Carolina College, then a planter again, this time in Louisiana. Miles married Betty Bierne (d. 1874), the daughter of Oliver Bierne, a wealthy Virginia and Louisiana planter, in 1863....
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 repre...