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Collection Number: 01810-z

Collection Title: Campbell Brown Books, 1861-1863.

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Abstract Campbell Brown was a Confederate Army officer. The collection includes negative photostats of Campbell Brown's reminiscences, written 1867-1870, of his service as a major in the Confederate Army, especially in Virginia, 1861-1863, and during the Gettysburg campaign. He was sometime on the staffs of generals J. E. Johnston and R. S. Ewell. The reminiscences include minute details and incidents of camp life and battles and information about and comments on the officers Brown associated with.
Creator Brown, Campbell.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Campbell Brown Books, #1810-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Campbell H. Brown of Nashville, Tenn., January 1951 and January 1956.
Location of Originals
Original items in private hands in 1956. Originals may now be located in the Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Campbell Brown was a Confederate Army officer.

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The collection includes negative photostats of Campbell Brown's reminiscences, written 1867-1870, of his service as a major in the Confederate Army, especially in Virginia, 1861-1863, and during the Gettysburg campaign. He was sometime on the staffs of generals Joseph E. Johnston and Richard Stoddert Ewell. The reminiscences include minute details and incidents of camp life and battles and information about and comments on the officers Brown associated with.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, July 2010

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

Diacritics and other special characters have been omitted from this finding aid to facilitate keyword searching in web browsers.

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