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Collection Reference Number GLC08165.07
From Archive Folder Collection of Charles J. C. Hutson, H company, 1st regiment, South Carolina, infantry 
Title Charles J. Hutson to Charley regarding South Carolina College and country life
Date 11 May 1859
Author Hutson, Charles J. (1842-1902)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Says it seems like Charley is having fun at Columbia (South Carolina College) but hopes he is studying. Wishes he could be there for the spring months and see the Tournament. Talks of country living and that he is physically but not mentally active. Reports that he went to Pocotaligo, S.C. and saw William Gilmore Simms. Mentions friends Townsend and Longstreet. Asks Charley to sell his bed furniture. William Gilmore Simms was a popular romance author from South Carolina. Hutson graduated from South Carolina College in 1859.
Subjects Education  Sports and Games  Home Furnishings  Literature and Language Arts  
People Hutson, Charles J. (1842-1902)  Simms, William Gilmore (1806-1870)  
Place written Jericho, South Carolina
Theme Children & Family; Education; Merchants & Commerce
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945