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Collection Reference Number GLC08165.14
From Archive Folder Collection of Charles J. C. Hutson, H company, 1st regiment, South Carolina, infantry 
Title Charles J. Hutson to Theodora Colcock Hutson regarding the University of South Carolina (incomplete)
Date 8 November 1866
Author Hutson, Charles J. (1842-1902)  
Recipient Hutson, Theodora Colcock  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Discusses a visit with C.W., possibly Charles Woodward Hutson, his nephew, at the University of South Carolina. Reminisces about his time as a student there eight years earlier. Reports attending a convention also attended by "many men of influence from the State" of South Carolina. Discusses speeches made by Chancellor John Inglis, James Chestnut, Jr., and Wade Hampton. Mentions meeting Livingston and Sallie Wigg. Hutson was a Corporal, 1st South Carolina Infantry, during the Civil War. Theodora was his wife. Inglis attended the South Carolina Secession Convention and chaired the committee that adopted the Ordinance of secession. Chestnut and Wade were generals in the Confederate army. Incomplete letter.
Subjects Reconstruction  Education  Confederate General or Leader  
People Hutson, Charles J. (1842-1902)  Hutson, Theodora Colcock (b. 1849)  Inglis, John Auchinloss (1813-1878)  Chesnut, James, Jr. (1815-1885)  Hampton, Wade (1818-1902)  Wigg, Livingston (b. 1838)  Wigg, Sallie  
Place written Columbia, 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