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Gist, William Henry, 1807 - 1874

 Person

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Correspondence, 1860-01-01 - 1860-12-31

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Folder two contains letters and documents from 1860 including reports from officers stationed in forts in and around Charleston harbor (SC). The primary subjects of correspondence include military preparedness, general defenses, and vulnerabilities of the various forts. Some documents show early Confederate preparations for attacking Fort Sumter, which at that point remained in possession of the United States. This folder also includes applications for the South Carolina state militia from...
Dates: 1860-01-01 - 1860-12-31