Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893
- Existence: 1818-1893
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Box: 7, Folder: 9
Overview Colonel Charles Marshall, who served as an aide de camp, assistant adjutant general and military secretary to Gen. Robert E. Lee during the Civil War, wrote to Lee to respond to a request for information concerning certain campaigns during the war. The lengthy letter mostly discusses army strength, casualties, and desertions for several battles, including Petersburg, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Rappahannock station. He discusses General Longstreet, General Jackson, General Hood,...
File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents Folder six contains documents and correspondence from April to December of 1861. Included in this folder are reports of the Provisional Army of the Confederate States after the attack on Fort Sumter assessing the fort’s damage and detailing the evacuation of the United States soldiers stationed there during the siege. Other important documents include a contract for enlisted members of a South Carolina militia company of German immigrants; David F. Jamison’s letter of resignation as South...
Dates: 1861-04-02 - 1861-12
File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Folder five contains documents and correspondence from March 1861. Included is another letter concerning an enslaved man, Arthur or Thomas Lynch [see folders three and four]; a detailed letter to South Carolina’s governor Francis Pickens from Lucius Quinton Washington, a distant relative of George Washington, from Washington DC on the national political situation in the wake of President Abraham Lincoln’s inaugural speech and including strategy and intelligence on Fort Sumter and Pensacola...
Dates: 1861-03-01 - 1861-03-31
Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-10
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence while Jamison was Secretary of War of South Carolina, 1861; scattered letters and papers pertaining to the South Carolina Secession Convention of which he was president, and papers related to his tenure as presiding judge of the military court of Gen. Beauregard's Corps, 1862-1864. Robert Woodward Barnwell and Lawrence Massillon Keitt are among the correspondents.
Dates: Inclusive 1860-1864
Scope and Contents This letter signed by Beauregard concerns the location of an unidentified missing person.
Scope and Contents This collection consists 115 total items. Box one consists of eighty-six letters written by members of the Lee Family of Virginia, including Robert E. Lee; his wife, Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee; his children, his father-in-law, George Washington Parke Custis; and Lees of the 18th through early 20th century. Box two consists of twenty-nine items, most written by and/or received by individuals connected to the Lee and/or Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson military and family circles. Prominent...
Dates: 1847 - 1905; Majority of material found within Bulk dates 1847-1869
File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Overview Letter acknowledging engineering departnment account receipts. Assume G. T. Beauregard is Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard.
File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents Folder nine contains documents concerning the Confederate military court of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida in 1864 including a multipage fragment of a running list of military courts martial cases listing defendant’s names, charges, specific details of the charge, and witnesses. There are two letters by Jamison concerning court martial procedure. Also included are brief essays presumably in Jamison’s hand, titled “The Origins of Artillery”, “New trial”, and “The Military Courts of the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1863 - 1864
File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents Folder eight contains documents concerning the Confederate military court of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida in 1863 and includes court cases on soldier desertions some with David F. Jamison’s commentary. Included is an interesting petition for the discharge of South Carolina Confederate soldier William Fender, a shoemaker, requesting his return to his home in Barnwell, South Carolina for its desperate lack of shoes.