Alexander Colclough papers, 1862 May-1863 Apr.


Colclough, Alexander, fl. 1863. Alexander Colclough papers, 1862 May-1863 Apr.

Alexander Colclough papers, 1862 May-1863 Apr.

Diary, May 1862-Apr. 1863, re A. Colclough's experiences as captain in the South Carolina Volunteers, 2nd Brigade; including entries re battles, rations, camp life, illness, inspections by [Robert E.] Lee, a visit to his plantation in Sumter County, S.C., while on furlough; and incident involving a woman spy posing as a soldier's substitute.

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Colclough, Alexander, fl. 1863. (person)

Planter, of Sumter County, S.C.; captain of South Carolina Volunteers, 2nd Brigade. From the description of Alexander Colclough papers, 1862 May-1863 Apr. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 41957453 ...

Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 (person)

Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

Confederate States of America. Army. South Carolina Infantry Regiment, 3rd (corporateBody)