A Guide to the David Thomas Pounds Letters, 1862-1864
David Thomas Pounds, who was possibly a native Texan, served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War.
Photocopies of correspondence compose the David Thomas Pounds Letters, 1862-1864, documenting Pounds’ experiences as a Confederate soldier during the Civil War. Primarily written to his mother Elizabeth Pounds, the letters describe marching throughout the South, including Arkansas and Mississippi, while also discussing conditions within the army.
This collection is open for research use.
David Thomas Pounds Letters, 1862-1864, 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.
Detailed Description of the Papers