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Collection Reference Number GLC09200
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1861 
Title G. T. Beauregard to Governor Francis W. Pickens sharing his support for a plan to enlist planters' help to provide grain and hay for army livestock
Date 30 April 1861
Author Beauregard, Gustave Toutant (1818-1893)  
Recipient Pickens, Francis Wilkinson  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description General Beauregard supports Colonel R. W. Habersham's submitted plan for enlisting planters' help to provide grain and hay for army livestock. "I think the above suggestions of Col. Habersham of so much importance, that I have the honor to enclose them to your Excellency in the hope that they may be carried out before it becomes too late." Written on the letter of 30 April 1861 sent from Habersham to Beauregard and forwarded to Governor Pickens.
Subjects Military History  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Confederate States of America  
People Beauregard, Gustave Toutant (1818-1893)  Pickens, Francis Wilkinson (1805-1869)  Habersham, R. W. (fl. 1861)  
Place written Charleston, South Carolina
Theme The American Civil War; Agriculture
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information From the wartime papers of South Carolina Governors Francis W. Pickens and Milledge L. Bonham.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945