A Guide to the Fleming W. Thompson Letters, 1861-1865
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.
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.
The collection is open for research use.
Fleming W. Thompson Letters, 1861-1865, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
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.
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