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Collection Number: 01277

Collection Title: E. M. Royall Papers, 1821-1865; 1928.

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Size About 35 items.
Abstract Corporal, Coast Guard, 1861; Lieutenant, Sumter Artillery, 1862; Assistant Surgeon, King's Battalion, Artillery, Longstreet's Corps, 1863-1864 and 1865; Haskell's Battalion, Light Artillery, March 1865. Microfilm of scattered family letters, 1821-1862, of the Royall, McIver, and Du Pre families of South Carolina; and Confederate military papers, 1863-1865, of Edward M. Royall, M.D. The family letters include, among others, one, 1858, describing a trip from Georgia to South Carolina in an omnibus and one, 1861, describing the fortifications and locations of troops on the Georgia coast and islands. Edward M. Royall's Confederate military papers include leave, assignment, and instructional papers, receipts and inventories for medical supplies, requisitions, and other items from Royall's service as assistant surgeon with King's Battalion, Artillery, Longstreet's Corps. Also included is an affidavit, 1928, concerning Royall's service from R. S. Venning, Confederate veteran.
Creator Royall, E. M. (Edward Manly), 1827-1915.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
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 E. M. Royall Papers, #1277, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A more complete finding aid for this collection is available at the Southern Historical Collection.
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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Corporal, Coast Guard, 1861; Lieutenant, Sumter Artillery, 1862; Assistant Surgeon, King's Battalion, Artillery, Longstreet's Corps, 1863-1864 and 1865; Haskell's Battalion, Light Artillery, March 1865.

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Microfilm of scattered family letters, 1821-1862, of the Royall, McIver, and Du Pre families of South Carolina; and Confederate military papers, 1863-1865, of Edward M. Royall, M.D. The family letters include, among others, one, 1858, describing a trip from Georgia to South Carolina in an omnibus and one, 1861, describing the fortifications and locations of troops on the Georgia coast and islands. Edward M. Royall's Confederate military papers include leave, assignment, and instructional papers, receipts and inventories for medical supplies, requisitions, and other items from Royall's service as assistant surgeon with King's Battalion, Artillery, Longstreet's Corps. Also included is an affidavit, 1928, concerning Royall's service from R. S. Venning, Confederate veteran.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

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