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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number CML-WH.1
Date September 24-25, 1862
Scope & Content Brigadier General Wade Hampton to Colonel S. Bassett French, September 24-25, 1862

Physical Appearance: Two letters from then Brigadier General Wade Hampton to Colonel S[amuel] Bassett French: a) September 24, 1862 - Wade Hampton at H[ea]d Q[uar]t[e]rs Hampton's Brigade, to Colonel S[amuel] Bassett French - Instructs French to give his utmost gratitude to the ladies of Fredericksburg for their gift of a guidon to the brigade. Signed "Wade Hampton" Brig[adier] Gen[era]l. 2 pp. b) September 25, 1862 - Theodore G. Barker at H[ea]d Q[uarte]rs Valley District near Martinsburg, [Virginia], to Colonel S[amuel] Bassett French, Aid-de-Camp - Concerns the delivery of the guidon as directed by [Brigadier] General Wade Hampton. Signed "Theodore G. Barker" Capt[ain] & A[ssistant] A[djutant] Gen[era]l, Hampton's Cavalry Brigade. 1 page.
Archival History These two letters from Brig. Gen. Hampton to Col. S. B. French were formerly located in the MC 3 Ga. Room files, folder #1.
People French, Samuel Bassett
Hampton, Thomas P.