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Name Fort Sumter

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Image of Orders, Military - 1911.008.00001a

Orders, Military - 1911.008.00001a

Special Orders No. 49 for Brig. Gen. Walter Gwynn and Col. R. S. Ripley from Head Quarters Provisional Army, Charleston, South Carolina, April 13, 1861 Physical Appearance: April 13, 1861 - H[ea]d Q[uarte]rs S[outh] C[arolina] Army, Special Orders, No. 49} Directs that Col[onel] R. S. Ripley's Artillery Battalion and Maj[or] [Walter] Gwynn's Eng[ineer]s to accompany the detachment and make necessary reports back to this office. Contains an extract of orders from Head Quarters Provisional Army, C[onfederate] S[tates of] A[merica], Charleston, S[outh] C[arolina] - concerns Major Anderson's evacuation of Fort Sumter and orders that ranking Officers of Engineers and Artillery accompany a deta

Letter - 1914.001.00050

Letter from T. A. Huguenin to Samuel Jones, February 18, 1884 Physical Appearance: The letter is from T. A. Huguenin to Jones, dated February 18, 1884. Huguenin, a former staff officer to Maj. Gen. McLaws, writes from Charleston, South Carolina at Jones' request. Huguenin tells of conditions at Fort Sumter during the fall of 1864 and disagrees with Beauregard's statement that the fort could not have held out. 4 pp on 1 sheet.

Letter - 1914.001.00055

Letter from T. A. Huguenin to Samuel Jones, March 1, 1885 Physical Appearance: The letter is from T. A. Huguenin to Jones, dated March 1, 1885. Writing from Charleston, South Carolina, Huguenin sends three detailed pages on the evacuation of Fort Sumter by the Confederates on February 17, 1865. Also mentions in the post-script the evacuation of Morris Island which he planned. 3 sheets bound.

Letter - 1917.041.00005

Walter Gwynn Papers: Letter, Original; from J. H. Trapier to D. F. Jamison, January 8, 1861 Physical Appearance: One sheet, handwritten The letter regards J.H. Trapier's plan to "reduce Fort Sumter". He states that the majority of the plan involves heavy cannon and mortars.

PAROLE - 1924.057

William Booth Taliaferro Papers: Parole, 1865 Physical Appearance: This folder of the William Booth Taliaferro Papers contains the following correspondence from 1865: May 2, 1865 - [Parole] - Greensboro, North Carolina - Parole for Major General W[illia]m B[ooth] Taliaferro, P[rovisional] A[rmy of] C[onfederate] S[tates], signed by W[illia]m Hartsuff, Brevet Brig[adier] Gen[era]l & Adjutant &] I[nspector] G[eneral], U. S. A. and by J[oseph] E[ggleston] Johnston, General, C. S. A. Formerly adhered to and cut from Confederate Memorial Literary Society stationary. Though cut from the larger sheet, parole remains adhered to piece of stationary. Remaining stationary remains with item.

Letter - ACW-2016.017.00001

Letter: Written by George Cosgrove of the USS Wabash, Port Royal, to "Dear Uncle". Dated Sept. 13th '63. Letter describes participating in a military operation on Morris Island, and getting sick from the water. Also mentions some of the military operations on Sullivan, and James Islands in the Charleston Harbor, as well as the seige of Fort Sumter. (Transcription in Accession File)

Letter - CML-MSC.37

Letter, Original: Brigadier General Stephen Elliott, Jr. to Mrs. F. A. Habersham, November 26, 1863 Physical Appearance: November 26, 1863 - Letter from S[tephen] Elliott, Jr. at Fort Sumter, [South Carolina], to "My dear Leila" [Mrs. F. A. Habersham] - Lengthy personal letter where Elliott writes much on family and friends. Comments on the garrison and life there. Signed "S. Elliott Jr."

TELEGRAM --COMMUNICATION - CML-WBT.15a-vv

William Booth Taliaferro Papers: Signal Messages and Telegrams, January 1-21, 1865 Physical Appearance: This folder of the William Booth Taliaferro Papers contains forty-eight signal or telegram messages sent from January 1 through 21, 1865. The following list inventories these messages: a) January 1, 1865 (3 P. M.) - P[eyton] N[elson] Page, A[ssistant] A[djutant] G[eneral], at H[ea]d Q[uarte]rs 2nd & 3rd Sub Dist[rict]s, at Charleston, [South Carolina] to Col[onel John S. Black on James Island, "It was thought that Gen[era]l Elliott had not returned[.]" (Formerly MC 3 T-801, no Freeman calendar number.) b) January 7, 1865 - A[lfred] Rhett, Col[onel] Com[man]d[in]g at Sullivan's Is

TELEGRAM --COMMUNICATION - CML-WBT.16a-vv

William Booth Taliaferro Papers: Signal Messages and Telegrams, January 22 - 31, 1865 Physical Appearance: This folder of the William B. Taliaferro Collection contains forty-eight communications, either signal messages or telegrams. The following list inventories these items: a) January 22, 1865 - Received at Charleston [South Carolina] from Sullivan's Island [South Carolina], by Signals. "Information from a Deserter… " (Formerly MC 3 T-801, no Freeman calendar number.) b) January 22, 1865 (6 P. M.) - S[tephen] Elliott, [Jr.], Brig[adier] Gen[eral] at Royals, [South Caorlina] to Capt[ain] P[eyton] N[elson] Page, A[ssistant] A[djutant] G[eneral], report from L[ieutenan]t Col[onel]

Letter--original - FIC2015.00489

Letter, Original; Thomas Jordan to William Walker ; October 21, 1862, from the headquarters of the Department of South Carolina and Georgia, Charleston; 11 1/2" x 8 1/4"

LETTER, ORIGINAL -- PAROLE - CML-WBT.5a-n

William Booth Taliaferro Papers: Correspondence and Parole, 1865 Physical Appearance: This folder of the William Booth Taliaferro Papers contains the following correspondence from 1865: a) January 5, 1865 - J[ohn] Calhoun Cain, Lieut[enant] com[mandin]g Post, at Head Quarters Sub Post, Mount Pleasant, S[outh] C[arolina] to Capt[ain] W[illiam] F[rederick] Nance, A[ssistant] A[djutant] G[eneral], reports on ferries, roads, and railroads around Charleston, South Carolina. b) January 5, 1865 - [John Calhoun Cain, Lieutenant commanding Post,] at Head Quarters Sub Post, Mount Pleasant, S[outh] C[arolina] to Captain [William Frederick Nance?], reports on different posts under Taliaferro'

Letter--original - FIC2015.00490

Letter, Original; Thomas Jordan to R. S. Ripley ; October 21, 1862, from the headquarters of the Department of South Carolina and Georgia, Charleston; regarding movement of guns 11 1/2" x 8 1/4"

Letter--original - FIC2015.00476

Letter, Original; Thomas Jordan to Popo [?]; October 19, 1862, from the headquarters of the Department of South Carolina and Georgia, Charleston; correspondence regarding the removal of rifled from Ft. Sumter to the Battery Beauregard; 11 1/2" x 8 1/4"

Letter--original - FIC2015.00487

Letter, Original; Thomas Jordan to Popo [?]; October 20, 1862, from the headquarters of the Department of South Carolina and Georgia, Charleston; correspondence regarding the removal of a mortar Battery Beauregard; 11 1/2" x 8 1/4"

Letter--original - FIC2015.00488

Letter, Original; Clifton H. Smith to C. H. Simontons ; October 20, 1862, from the headquarters of the Department of South Carolina and Georgia, Charleston; correspondence defending States Rights Gist's action [unspecified], and refusing Private Popham's claims; 11 1/2" x 8 1/4"

Letter--original - FIC2015.00491

Letter, Original; Thomas Jordan to R. S. Ripley ; October 22, 1862, from the headquarters of the Department of South Carolina and Georgia, Charleston; regarding movement of guns 11 1/2" x 8 1/4"

Letter--original - FIC2015.00492

Letter, Original; Thomas Jordan to B. F. Arthur, Clerk of Executive Council ; October 22, 1862, from the headquarters of the Department of South Carolina and Georgia, Charleston; regarding use of "negros" and the defense of Charleston; 11 1/2" x 8 1/4"

Letter--original - FIC2015.03000

Letter, Original; Thomas Jordan to John S. Preston; October 22, 1862, from the headquarters of the Department of South Carolina and Georgia, Charleston; regarding general orders No. 72; 11 1/2" x 8 1/4"

Orders, Military - FIC2015.03023

Orders, handwritten; from the Head Quarters of the Department of South Carolina and Georgia, Charleston, S.C. September 25, 1862; Thomas Jordan, Chief of Staff to J. J. Pope, Chief of Ordance; Orders from General P. G. T. Beauregard; regarding artillery to Forts Sumter and Pemberton Physical Description: One sheet, lined, handwritten; 7 3/8" x 9 7/8"

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Fragment -

Pattern: N/A, flag fragment; red wool bunting. Formerly attached to cardboard. Stars: None. Border: None. Attachment: None. Unit Designation: None. Battle Honors: None.