The Resource Given Campbell papers

Given Campbell papers

Label
Given Campbell papers, 1861-1865
Title
Given Campbell papers
Inclusive dates
1861-1865
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Twenty-three letters written during the period of Given Campbell's military service with Nathan Bedford Forrest's cavalry, a typed transcription of each letter, and an enamel locket with Campbell's portrait. The letters give details of military life; the fate of acquaintances; and Campbell's participation in various Civil War campaigns and battles, including Pea Ridge (Elkhorn Tavern) and Chickamauga. Many of the letters discuss politics and the military situation in the South, particularly in Kentucky and Missouri, during the early days of the war
Additional physical form
Microfilm copy available.
Biographical or historical data
Given Campbell (1835-1885) was a lawyer from Saint Louis, Mo. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he joined the Confederate Army, was commissioned a captain, and served with Nathan Bedford Forrest's cavalry. By the end of the war, he was given charge of Jefferson Davis's personal escort.
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Campbell, Given
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  • Campbell, Given
  • Chickamauga, Battle of, Ga., 1863
  • Confederate States of America
  • Confederate States of America
  • Confederate States of America
  • Forrest, Nathan Bedford
  • Kentucky
  • Missouri
  • Pea Ridge, Battle of, Ark., 1862
  • United States
Label
Given Campbell papers
Link
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Publication
Note
In the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (#5033-z)
Extent
1 online resource (47
Immediate source of acquisition
Received
Specific material designation
remote
Type of unit
items.)
Label
Given Campbell papers
Link
Publication
Note
In the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (#5033-z)
Extent
1 online resource (47
Immediate source of acquisition
Received
Specific material designation
remote
Type of unit
items.)

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