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Samuel Pringle Letters: Samuel McBride Pringle was born December 7, 1839 and enrolled at Furman University in 1859. He left Furman in the spring of 1861 to join the Confederate Army. Pringle was wounded at the Battle of Antietam and never recovered. He died on September 24, 1862. The letters he wrote to his family during the Civil War have been digitized from the Samuel McBride Pringle Collection in the Furman Special Collections and Archives.
Charles Furman and Frances Garden Letters: Charles Manning Furman (1840-1934) was the son of James C. Furman, the University's first president. Charles attended Furman from 1853-1859 and enlisted in the Confederate Army in 1861. During his time in the Civil War, he frequently wrote to his future wife, Frances Emma Garden (1842-1883). Their lively and endearing correspondence has been digitized from the Charles Manning & Frances Garden Furman Civil War Correspondence in the Furman Special Collections and Archives.
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