Robert C. Caldwell Collection

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Creator:Caldwell, Robert C.
Title:Robert C. Caldwell collection

This collection includes 57 letters and other documents from the Robert C. Caldwell Papers (Collection #845) held in the East Carolina Manuscript Collection of the Special Collections Department of J. Y. Joyner Library at East Carolina University. The letters are mainly from Robert to Mag, his wife, at Harris Depot, in Cabarrus County, North Carolina written from various military posts near New Bern, Wilmington, and Kinston, NC and Savannah, GA. The letters primarily concern Caldwell's personal and family interests but they also include discussions of his military service including living conditions and daily life, the movements of his unit, its leadership, and its military engagements.

Subjects:Confederate States of America. Army--Military life | Soldiers--North Carolina--Correspondence | Slave bills of sale--North Carolina | Loyalty oaths--United States | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies | North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate | North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Social aspects | United States, North Carolina, 35.759573, -79.0193
Institution:J.Y. Joyner Library (East Carolina University)
Contributors:J.Y. Joyner Library
Original Material:

Robert C. Caldwell Collection (#845), Special Collections Department, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Rights and Usage:

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

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