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William Fuller Jewson papers, 1863-1917.

Author: William Fuller Jewson
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Civil War letters, 1863-1864, and correspondence re a 1913 veterans' reunion honoring the 50th anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg.

Letter, 24 Mar. 1863, denying Jewson's application for transfer from Company L, 1st South Carolina Volunteers to serve upon the Confederate steamer Stono, and letter, 23 Apr. 1864, Richmond, Va. requesting a twenty day furlough.

Majority of letters relate to Jewson's plans to attend the 50th anniversary celebration of the Battle of Gettysburg; letter, 2 June 1913, Mankato, Minnesota, to Gen. L.A. Grant, President, Gettysburg Celebration Committee, Minneapolis, Minn., stating "I have lived in Mankato nearly forty years ... it is also my wish to remain with the Minnesota Delegation and be assigned with them ... Minnesota is my home and my State by adoption, and I thank God that the armor of peace is to supplant the armament of strife."

Genealogical information re Jewson's immediate family recorded in letter, 11 Oct. 1909, from "Annie," his sister.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Personal narratives, Confederate
Genealogy
Named Person: William Fuller Jewson; Jewson family.
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: William Fuller Jewson
OCLC Number: 30815943
Reproduction Notes: Photocopies.
Description: 15 items.

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Civil War letters, 1863-1864, and correspondence re a 1913 veterans' reunion honoring the 50th anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg.

Letter, 24 Mar. 1863, denying Jewson's application for transfer from Company L, 1st South Carolina Volunteers to serve upon the Confederate steamer Stono, and letter, 23 Apr. 1864, Richmond, Va. requesting a twenty day furlough.

Majority of letters relate to Jewson's plans to attend the 50th anniversary celebration of the Battle of Gettysburg; letter, 2 June 1913, Mankato, Minnesota, to Gen. L.A. Grant, President, Gettysburg Celebration Committee, Minneapolis, Minn., stating "I have lived in Mankato nearly forty years ... it is also my wish to remain with the Minnesota Delegation and be assigned with them ... Minnesota is my home and my State by adoption, and I thank God that the armor of peace is to supplant the armament of strife."

Genealogical information re Jewson's immediate family recorded in letter, 11 Oct. 1909, from "Annie," his sister.

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by nsilvernail (WorldCat user published 2012-03-24) Very Good Permalink

I have been searching for information on my Great-Grandfather for years, especially his time in the Confederate army. These papers will be invaluable to me and I'm very grateful that they are abstracted here. The only downside is not being able to download them/see them/purchase them right from this...
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