The above image is a detail from a letter written by Ellison Capers during the Civil War. Paper was scarce, so Capers wrote over one side then turned the letter to write horizontally over the page.
Oliver J. Bond was a member of The Citadel’s Class of 1886. After graduation, he accepted the position of assistant professor of mathematics at The…
Walter Oswald Rivers, called Ossie, was born in Walterboro, South Carolina in 1871. He entered the South Carolina Military Academy in 1888 and was a…
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Letter from Asbury Coward to his future wife Elise. This letter was written while Coward was still a cadet at The Citadel.
Letter written by Asbury Coward to his wife Elise. He tells her about a close call he had on the battlefield and about the fighting in general.
Letter from John Bachman to Elise Coward. Mr. Bachman is a minister and friend to the Cowards who tries to comfort her upon the death of her sister.