4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.).

  1. Robert Anderson papers, 1819-1948

    5,000 items. 19 containers plus 1 oversize. 5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Army officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, printed material, writings, and official documents relating to Anderson’s military duty in the Black Hawk War, Mexican War, and Civil War, and to his writings on coast defense, ordnance, and artillery tactics. Includes papers of his daughter, Eba Anderson Lawton, historian and biographer of her father.

  2. Edmund Ruffin diaries, 1856-1865

    14 volumes. 14 containers. 3.2 linear feet. 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Plantation owner and publisher. Diaries detailing Ruffin's activities and opinions as an experimentalist in agriculture, anti-Unionist and slavery advocate, and describing plantation life in his Virginia estates.

  3. G.T. Beauregard papers, 1844-1883

    6,500 items. 54 containers. 5.6 linear feet. 9 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States and Confederate Army officer, engineer, railroad executive, and public official. Correspondence, scrapbooks, and military papers, including letterbooks, headquarters records, telegrams and dispatches, orders, endorsements, and rosters. The bulk of the papers, 1861-1865, relate primarily to Beauregard's career as a general in the Confederate Army, especially at Fort Sumter and Charleston, South Carolina; Manassas and Petersburg, Virginia; Shiloh, Tennessee; Corinth, Mississippi; and Atlanta, Georgia. Other topics include Beauregard's work as an engineer, public official, and railroad executive in New Orleans and his service under General Winfield Scott in the Mexican War.

  4. Samuel Wylie Crawford papers, 1860-1892

    400 items. 7 containers plus 1 oversize. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physician and army officer. Diary, correspondence, memoranda, registers and returns of troops and artillery, sketches, photographs, and other items relating chiefly to events while Crawford was an assistant surgeon at Fort Sumter during the early months of 1861.