SHIPMAN, WILLIAM.
William Shipman papers, 1862-1865

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zw11


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Shipman, William.
Title: William Shipman papers, 1862-1865
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 922
Extent: .25 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Thirteen letters written mainly by William Shipman of the 62nd North Carolina Infantry Regiment, while serving in the Confederate Army.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Additional Physical Form

text

Source

Purchase, 2002.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], William Shipman papers, Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Archives Institute, December 2003.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

William Shipman served in the 62nd North Carolina Infantry Regiment during the Civil War.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a total of thirteen letters written mainly by William Shipman from October 1862 - July 1865, while serving in the Confederate Army. The majority of the letters are written from camps located in East Tennessee to his aunt Susan Merrell and his cousin Mariah Osborn. There is one letter written by Edward Shipman, probably William Shipman's brother.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 1862, September 23, Camp Carter, Carter County, Tennessee, to Mariah Osborn from William Shipman
1 2 1862, October 11, Camp Carter, East Tennessee, to Mariah Osborn from William Shipman
1 3 1862, October 13, Camp Carter, East Tennessee, to Susan Merrell from Edward Shipman
1 4 1862, October 13, Camp Carter, East Tennessee, to Mariah Osborn from William Shipman
1 5 1862, October 23, Camp Carter, East Tennessee, to Mariah Osborn from William Shipman
1 6 1862, November 13, Camp Carter, East Tennessee, to Susan Merrell from William Shipman
1 7 1863, April 3, Camp Zellicoffer, Sullivan County, Tennessee, to Mariah Osborn from William Shipman
1 8 1863, May 4, Camp Zellicoffer, Sullivan County, Tennessee, to Mariah Osborn from William Shipman
1 9 1863, May 10, Green County, East Tennessee, to Mariah Osborn from William Shipman
1 10 1865, May 4, Waynesville, Haywood County, North Carolina, to Susan Merrell from William Shipman
1 11 1865, May 29, Greenville, Tennessee, to Susan Merrell from William Shipman
1 12 1865, July 4, Greenville, Tennessee, to Mariah Osborn from William Shipman
1 13 1865, July 8, Greenville, Tennessee, to Susan Merrell from William Shipman
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