Addition of Letter, 1862, to Thomas John| Manuscripts Gifts 2009 | Front Page 2009 | Previous Issues | Friends of the Library |
A gift to SCL Manuscripts Division announced in 2009
Letter, 2 September 1862, of Thomas John Moore (1843–1919) augments the South Caroliniana Library’s holdings of papers documenting the life and times of this Spartanburg planter and state legislator. | Manuscripts Gifts 2009 | Previous Issues | Endowments | Friends of the Library |
Written to his sister, this Civil War letter speaks poignantly of the death and burial of their brother Andrew Charles Moore (1838–1862) on the battlefield at Second Battle of Bull Run (Second Manassas), a battle waged 28 30 Aug. 1862.