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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1982.024.00007
Date November 6, 1864
Scope & Content James Conner to Wade Hampton, November 6, 1864

Physical Appearance: November 6, 1864 - Ja[me]s Conner at Camden, [South Carolina] to "My dear General" [Wade Hampton] - Sends condolences on the death of Hampton's son Thomas. Signed "Jas. Conner" 3 pp., laminated and inserted into an acid-free cover.
Archival History Son of Wade Hampton, Thomas Preston Hampton was born on November 26, 1843. He received his appointment as 1st Lieutenant and ADC to serve on his father's staff, December 12, 1862, to rank from November 8. He was wounded in the right arm at Jack's Shop. Thomas was mortally wounded in action at Burgess' Mill on October 27, 1864.
People Hampton, Wade
Conner, James
Hampton, Thomas P.
Subjects Grief
Death