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Charleston (S.C.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Emma Holmes diary (microfilm)

 Collection
Accession: 0919
Abstract:

Emma E. Holmes (1838-1910) was the daughter of Dr. Henry M. Holmes (1790-1854) and Eliza Ford Gibbes (1808-1875). The diary chronicles Holmes's life in Charleston, South Carolina, during the Civil War, detailing the Charleston fire of December 1861, visiting army camps, taking a position as governess and tutor, and plundering Union troops near the end of the war.

Dates: 1861-1866

Margaret Izard Manigault papers

 Collection
Accession: 0502
Abstract:

Manigault's papers consist of her own diaries and correspondence between her and Gabrielle Josephine du Pont (1770-1836), both which document the life of a female member of Charleston's merchant-planter elite during the Early National Period, and the web of connections linking Charleston, New York and Philadelphia society.

Dates: 1779-1857

Samuel Francis Du Pont letters to Charles G. Halpine (photocopies)

 Collection
Accession: 0934
Abstract:

Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865) was an Admiral in the United States Navy and fought in the Mexican-American War and the Civil War. He was the fourth child and second surviving son of Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827) and his wife, Gabrielle Jos├ęphine de la Fite de Pelleport (1770-1837). The two letters from du Pont to Charles G. Halpine (1829-1868) are written during the Civil War and relate to ironclads and the evacuation of Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1863-1865