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Label
1862-1863
Inclusive dates
1862-1863
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Transcript of the diary, 1862-1863, of James Richmond Boulware (1835-1869) of Fairfield County, South Carolina, recording Bouware's service as a surgeon for the 6th Regiment, South Carolina Volunteers and detailing Boulware's day-to-day activities in the regiment. The diary also contains accounts of the battles in which Boulware's regiment participated, as well as regimental casualty lists from the battles of Williamsburg, Fair Oaks (Seven Pines), White Oak Swamp (Frayser's Farm), Second Bull Run (Second Manassas), South Mountain (Boonsboro Gap), and Antietam (Sharpsburg). There are also transcripts of two letters written by Boulware to his brother-in-law William Stokes (1833-1905) who had married Eliza Boulware (1835-1914) discussing Confederate military activities around Franklin, Virginia, in March 1863, and around Knoxville, Tennessee, in December 1863
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Biographical or historical data
James Richmond Boulware was born 29 May 1835 to Benjamin Boulware (1793-1860) and Sarah Richmond Boulware (1812-1858) of Fairfield County, South Carolina. A doctor, Boulware enlisted as a surgeon in the Confederate army when the Civil War began, serving with the 6th South Carolina Infantry. After the war, he returned to Fairfield and married Eliza Milling (1845-1902) and they had one child. Boulware died 13 November 1869 and was buried in the Salem Church cemetery in Fairfield County.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Diary
Label
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
68
Immediate source of acquisition
Cary, Ferguson, Mrs.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000499308
Reproduction note
Transcripts.
Type of unit
leaves.

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