University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the David Thomas Pounds Letters, 1862-1864



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Pounds, David Thomas
Title: Pounds, David Thomas, Letters
Dates: 1862-1864
Abstract: Photocopies of correspondence compose the David Thomas Pounds Letters, 1862-1864, documenting Pounds’ experiences as a Confederate soldier during the Civil War.
Accession No.: 67-034
Extent: 8 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

David Thomas Pounds, who was possibly a native Texan, served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War.


Scope and Contents

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.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Pounds, David Thomas -- Archives.
Pounds, Elizabeth.
Subjects (Organizations)
Confederate States of America. Army.
Places
Southern States.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

David Thomas Pounds Letters, 1862-1864, 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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3G361 Letters of David Thomas Pounds to his mother, Elizabeth Pounds, 1862-1864