University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Fleming W. Thompson Letters, 1861-1865



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Thompson, Fleming W.
Title: Thompson, Fleming W., Letters
Dates: 1861-1865
Abstract: The Fleming W. Thompson letters (1861-1865) consist of letters, which concern the career of Thompson as a Civil War soldier.
Extent: 1/2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Fleming W. Thompson, born around 1842, served in the 11th Alabama Regiment during the Civil War and participated in several military engagements, including the Battle of Gettysburg.


Scope and Contents

The Fleming W. Thompson letters (1861-1865) consist of letters, which concern the career of Thompson as a Civil War soldier. The letters describe several military engagements, including the Battle of Gettysburg, as Thompson observed them. Furthermore, the letters relate to the hardships of camp life.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Thomas, Fleming W.--Archives
Places
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories.
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Fleming W. Thompson Letters, 1861-1865, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2K342 Letters, 1861-1865