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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1982.024.00006
Date November 3, 1864
Scope & Content William Preston Johnston to Wade Hampton, November 3, 1864

Physical Appearance: November 3, 1864 - W[illia]m Preston Johnston at Richmond, V[irgini]a, to "My Dear Sir" [Major General Wade Hampton] - Sends condolences on the death of Hampton's son Thomas. Signed "Wm. Preston Johnston." 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
Johnston, William Preston
Hampton, Thomas P.
Subjects Death
Grief