Barkley Family Letters, 1861-1864

The Barkleys were a farm family from Anderson District, South Carolina. Three sons of Josiah M. and Elizabeth Barkley served in the Confederate Army. John B. O. Barkely (b. ca. 1831) served as a private in Co. L, 1st Regiment South Carolina Rifles (Orr's); brothers George R. (b. ca. 1833) and Martin V. Barkley (b. ca. 1838) served as privates in Co. D, 18th South Carolina Infantry. John was badly wounded at the Battle of Fredericksburg and eventually discharged. In 1870 he was farming in what had become Anderson County, and he was married with three small children. George died of disease in March 1864. Martin was listed as absent because of wounds in August 1864 but survived and eventually settled on a farm in neighboring Greenville County.

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Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Letters

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ID Letter Date Author Recipient From To
10685 Barkley1 March 11, 1861 William Pleasant Traynham John B.O. Barkley Laurens County, SC
10687 Barkley2 September 3, 1861 William Barkley Josiah M. Barkley , Elizabeth Barkley Cherokee County, AL Anderson County, SC
10688 Barkley3 September 27, 1861 Anah Lucinda McCalister Barkley John B.O. Barkley Cherokee County, AL
10689 Barkley4 November 1, 1861 Martin V. Barkley John B.O. Barkley Anderson County, SC
10690 Barkley5 February 1, 1862 John B.O. Barkley Martin V. Barkley Sullivan's Island, Charleston County, SC
10691 Barkley6 February 23, 1862 Reuben Wilson John B.O. Barkley Anderson County, SC
10692 Barkley7 February 26, 1862 John B.O. Barkley Martin V. Barkley Sullivan's Island, Charleston County, SC
10693 Barkley8 March 7, 1862 Reuben Wilson John B.O. Barkley
10694 Barkley9 March 9, 1862 John B.O. Barkley Martin V. Barkley Sullivan's Island, Charleston County, SC
10696 Barkley10 April 18, 1862 A. Campbell John B.O. Barkley Sullivan's Island, Charleston County, SC
10699 Barkley12 June 23, 1862 Josiah M. Barkley , Elizabeth Barkley George R. Barkley , Martin V. Barkley Anderson County, SC
10697 Barkley11 June 23, 1862 George R. Barkley , Martin V. Barkley Eliab Hazard Barkley James Island, Charleston County, SC
10700 Barkley13 September 8, 1862 George R. Barkley Josiah M. Barkley , Elizabeth Barkley MD Anderson County, SC
10701 Barkley14 October 31, 1862 John B.O. Barkley Josiah M. Barkley , Elizabeth Barkley Richmond, VA Anderson County, SC
10702 Barkley15 November 18, 1862 George R. Barkley Josiah M. Barkley , Elizabeth Barkley Kinston, NC Anderson County, SC
10707 Barkley16 February 18, 1863 William Turner , A. Campbell John B.O. Barkley VA
10710 Barkley18 March 14, 1863 Nancy King Jasper King
10705 Barkely17 March 15, 1863 Daniel Dendy Sister of Daniel Dendy New Kent County, VA
10711 Barkley19 June 5, 1863 Martin V. Barkley Josiah M. Barkley , Elizabeth Barkley Jackson , MS Anderson County, SC
10712 Barkely20 June 20, 1863 Eliab Hazard Barkley , Anah Lucinda McCalister Barkley , Elizabeth Barkley , Josiah M. Barkley John B.O. Barkley Anderson County, SC
10713 Barkley21 October 13, 1863 George R. Barkley , Martin V. Barkley Josiah M. Barkley , Elizabeth Barkley , Eliab Hazard Barkley , Anah Lucinda McCalister Barkley James Island, Charleston County, SC Anderson County, SC
10714 Barkley22 October 18, 1863 George R. Barkley , Martin V. Barkley Josiah M. Barkley , Elizabeth Barkley , Eliab Hazard Barkley James Island, Charleston County, SC Anderson County, SC
10716 Barkley23 November 8, 1863 J. M. Watson John B.O. Barkley
10717 Barkley24 December 7, 1863 John B.O. Barkley George R. Barkley , Martin V. Barkley Anderson County, SC
10718 Barkley25 December 18, 1863 Daniel Dendy Sister of Daniel Dendy

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