Rachel Lyons Heustis papers, 1859-1864 [manuscript].


Rachel Lyons Heustis papers, 1859-1864 [manuscript].

Papers of Rachel Lyons of Columbia, S.C., later Mrs. James Fountain Heustis, including five letters from Augusta Jane Evans Wilson (1835-1909), Alabama novelist; two poems (on microfilm) from Henry Timrod (1828-1867); and love letters from Confederate soldiers. One of the Timrod poems is titled "Rachel"; it is signed and dated January (?) 19, 1862. The other is headed "To Rachel," and is unsigned and undated.

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

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Augusta Evans, a native of Columbus, Ga., was the author of numerous popular novels, among them Beulah, Inez, and Macaria, a novel on Civil War themes that was banned by Union officers but won popularity among both Confederate and Union troops. A longtime resident of Mobile, Ala., she married Colonel Lorenzo Wilson, a businessman active in banking, railroads, and wholesale groceries. From the description of Augusta Evans Wilson letter, circa 1865-1909. (Louisiana State University). W...

Timrod, Henry, 1828-1867

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Poet, "poet laureate of the Confederacy" From the description of Papers: of Henry Timrod, 1867, n.d. [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809839 Author and poet, of Charleston and Columbia, S.C.; known as "Poet Laureate of the Confederacy;" part-owner and editor, Daily South Carolinian newspaper; contributor, Russell's Magazine; son, of William Henry Timrod (1792-1838) and Thyrza Prince Timrod; husband of Kate Goodwin; father of William Timrod (1864...

Heustis, Rachel Lyons, fl. 1859-1865.

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Rachel Lyons of Columbia, S.C., later married James Fountain Heustis. From the guide to the Rachel Lyons Heustis Papers, ., 1859-1864, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) ...