Letter : Columbia, S.C., to Samuel McGowan, 1863 Feb. 18.

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Letter : Columbia, S.C., to Samuel McGowan, 1863 Feb. 18.

Autograph letter signed. Preston writes that he is unable to provide work for a Lieutenant Jones. He also congratulates Brigadier General McGowan on his promotion.

1 item (1 p.) ; 25 cm.

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Butler-Gunsaulus Collection (University of Chicago. Library)

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McGowan, Samuel, 1819-1897

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Lawyer, of Abbeville, S.C.; six-term state legislator, Abbeville District, 1851-1860; Confederate general; associate justice, South Carolina Supreme Court, 1879-1893. From the description of Samuel McGowan papers, 1803-1977; (bulk, 1845-1904). (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 30380149 ...

Preston, John Smith, 1809-1881

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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...