Introduction / Melissa Walker and Tom Moore Craig -- Methodology -- Family Genealogies -- Pre-Civil War Letters -- Letters, 1861 -- Letters, 1862 -- Letters, 1863 -- Letters, 1864 -- Letters, 1865 -- 1. Rules of Thalian Academy (Slabtown School), 1858 -- 2. Labor and Commodity Inventory of the Lands of Thomas John Moore, 1866 -- 3. Labor Contract with Former Slaves at Fredonia, 1866
Chronicles through correspondence the lives and concerns of prominent families in piedmont South Carolina during the late-antebellum and Civil War eras. The 124 letters presented here were written by members of the Anderson, Brockman, and Moore families of Spartanburg County, neighboring planter-class families united by their shared Scots-Irish ancestry and their membership at Nazareth Presbyterian Church. --from publisher description
"Published in Cooperation with the South Caroliniana Library with the Assistance of the Caroline McKissick Dial Publication Fund."
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