Broadside, 20 July 1861, Signed in Print by | Manuscripts Gifts 2009 | Front Page 2009 | Previous Issues | Friends of the Library |
James H. Norman
A gift to SCL Manuscripts Division announced in 2009
Printed manuscript, 20 July 1861, signed in print by Captain James H. Norman, commanding the B[rooks] R[ifle] G[uards], Conwayboro (Horry County, S.C.), was directed to C[alvin] King and orders members of the military unit to assemble on 24 July 1861 for drill and instruction. They were also to report to Conwayboro the following morning "in order to take up the line of march for Camp, with the necessary preparations, viz.: Your arms and accoutrements in good order, your dress uniform, dress cap, and fatigue cap or hat, two shirts, two pair of drawers, two pair of socks, an extra pair of shoes if convenient, and one blanket. Appear in undress uniform. It would be well to prepare two day’s previsions–cooked." | Manuscripts Gifts 2009 | Previous Issues | Endowments | Friends of the Library |
The soldier to whom the notice was sent, entered Confederate service in 1861 as a member of Co. B, Tenth South Carolina Infantry. He died in service 22 January 1862 and is buried at Vicksburg, Mississippi.