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Collection Reference Number GLC08165.08
From Archive Folder Collection of Charles J. C. Hutson, H company, 1st regiment, South Carolina, infantry 
Title Charles J. Hutson to Charley regarding life in Gillisonville
Date 18 January 1860
Author Hutson, Charles J. (1842-1902)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes he is now in Gillisonville at work. He likes the power but enjoys going home every week and being a subordinate in his parent's house. Comments on a dance he attended in Gillisonville which he enjoyed even though he did not know many. Describes using corporal punishment on his boys. Mentions Emmeline Colcock. Asks Charley how it is being a senior at college. States Marion went to Charleston to live with William Colcock. Hutson graduated from South Carolina College in 1859. He was engaged to Emmeline Colcock before he entered service but she died in 1861.
Subjects Children and Family  Entertaining and Hospitality  Education  Women's History  
People Hutson, Charles J. (1842-1902)  Colcock, Emmeline (1841-1861)  
Place written Gillisonville, South Carolina
Theme Children & Family; Education
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