1. Creator/Author:
  2. Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891 (1)

Letter from P.G.T. Beauregard to Robert Anderson

Creator:
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891
Collection:
Civil War Documents Collection
Location:
[United States]
Date of Original:
Unknown
Description:
Handcopy, 25 cm, of the letter from Gen. Beauregard to Maj. Anderson demanding the surrender of Fort Sumter, copied by Benson J. Lossing. On the third page Lossing makes sketches of the embossed stamp and water mark. Docketing on final page 'Beauregard's summons of surrender Fort Sumter April 11, 1863.' Auction catalog clipping adhered to final page.
Subject:
Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893--Correspondence; Anderson, Robert, 1805-1871--Correspondence; Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)--Siege, 1861
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908300822
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908300822
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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