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P. G. T. Beauregard letter

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030055580]
Identifier: MS-0245
G.T. Beauregard (1818 – 1893) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War. Collection consists of one letter, dated November 5, 1873, written to Maryland historian J. Thomas Scharf. Beauregard describes the participation of Maryland troops in the battle of Manassas (also known as the Battle of the 1st Bull Run).

Dates

  • 1873 November 5

Creator

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Extent

1 Cubic Feet (1 item)

Biographical Note

Pierre-Gustave Toutant de Beauregard was an American military officer who was the first prominent general of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He was born in 1818 in St. Bernad Parish, Louisiana, and graduated from West Point in 1838. Beauregard commanded troops at Fort Sumter in 1861, and he was named full general after the Battle of the 1st Bull Run. Beauregard died in New Orleans in 1893.

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of one letter of G.T. Beauregard, dated November 5, 1873, written to Maryland historian, J. Thomas Scharf. Beauregard describes the participation of Maryland troops in the battle of Manassas (also known as the Battle of the 1st Bull Run).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

There is no known acquisition information for this collection. Some material transferred from MS.0034.

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Repository Details

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