Author/Title: The Papers of RANDOLPH A. SHOTWELL VOLS 1-3 BY J. NC DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY. Condition: BOOKS: VERY GOOD++ JACKET: N/A. Randolph Abbott Shotwell, Confederate soldier, newspaperman, state legislator, and author, was born in West Liberty, Va.
The eldest of three sons of the Reverend Nathan, a Presbyterian minister, and Martha Ann Abbott Shotwell. His mother was a native of Massachusetts. And of a prominent family. A precocious youth, young Shotwell at age thirteen entered Tuscarora Academy, in Mifflin, Pa. Where he remained until 1860, when he enrolled at Media College, Media, Pa.With the beginning of the Civil War. To enlist in the Eighth Virginia Regiment. Under the command of Colonel Eppa Hunton, the unit participated in seventeen battles. Shotwell led the sharpshooters of the regiment in Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg and was promoted to lieutenant for his gallant conduct. He was captured in 1864 and confined as a prisoner for the remainder of the war-first at Point Lookout and then at Fort Delaware. Historian of the South, author, and the founder of the Southern Historical Collection at the University of North Carolina. At Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Where he spent most of his academic career. He published books and articles about the history of Reconstruction. But his most influential role was as an archivist, collecting manuscripts from around the South that form the core of the Southern Historical Collection. INDISPENSABLE NORTH CAROLINA HISTORY BOOKS. For 1st LP: 27.00 2LPs: 35.00 3LPs: 45.00 4LPs: 55.00 depending on weight.
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