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Collection Number: 01632

Collection Title: Louisa Cheairs McKenny Sheppard's A Confederate Girlhood, 1892

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Size 70 pages on one reel of microfilm
Abstract Microfilm copy of Louisa Cheairs McKenny Sheppard's "A Confederate Girlhood," recollections of childhood, chiefly of 1860-1865, in Springfield, Mo., at the beginning of the Civil War and the subsequent war years spent in Yazoo County, Miss., in Arkansas, and in Texas. Included are vignettes of slaves, of the 1863 Vicksburg campaign, and of Confederate women's heroism.
Creator Sheppard, Louisa Cheairs McKenny, b. 1848.
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 Louisa Cheairs McKenny Sheppard's "A Confederate Girlhood" #1632, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Original lent by and returned to Susan and Cicely Sheppard of Skyland, N.C., in 1949.
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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Microfilm copy of Louisa Cheairs McKenny Sheppard's "A Confederate Girlhood," recollections of childhood, chiefly of 1860-1865, in Springfield, Mo., at the beginning of the Civil War and the subsequent war years spent in Yazoo County, Miss., in Arkansas, and in Texas. Included are vignettes of slaves, of the 1863 Vicksburg campaign, and of Confederate women's heroism.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Suzanne Ruffing, March 1996

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

This collection was processed with support from the Randleigh Foundation Trust.

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