Robert Woodward Barnwell (1860-1952) papers, ca. 1931-1948.

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Barnwell, Robert Woodward, 1860-1952. Robert Woodward Barnwell (1860-1952) papers, ca. 1931-1948.

Robert Woodward Barnwell (1860-1952) papers, ca. 1931-1948.

Consisting chiefly of literary and journalistic pieces, including historical essays "Confederate Cavalry East and West," "Logistics Leading to Chickamauga, " "Meade's March to Gettysburg, " "In Defense of Jeb Stuart, " "The Team Work of Lee and Jackson, " and "The Battle of Florence in 1865." Literary pieces represented include short story, "The Grave in the Marsh," and "Minty--A Barbaric Tragedy, " both based upon theme of African-American life in post-Reconstruction Beaufort County, S.C., and written largely in dialect; also includes drafts of letters to the editor and letters forwarding gifts of his manuscripts and published poetic works. Unpublished monograph "Explanatory Narrative of a Great War," ca. 1939, in manuscript form (folders 1-31) and typescript (folders 32-58) of and extracts (folders 59-62), in four volumes; and typescript (folder 63) of "Strategy and Hard Fighting, Ten Battles in 1862-1864," ca. 1939, which the author abandoned after writing the preface. Also includes drafts of letters to the editor and letters forwarding gifts of his manuscripts and published poetic works.

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