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Confederate Broadside
Wyles SC 294  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Confederate Broadside,
    Date (inclusive): 1862
    Collection Number: Wyles SC 294
    Extent: .01 linear feet (1 folder)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Vault
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Confederate Broadside. Wyles SC 294. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information


    Scope and Content of Collection

    One Confederate broadside, "To the People of Western Virginia," issued by Maj. Gen. [William Wing] Loring, noting recent victories at Fayette C. H., Cotton Hill, and Charleston, imposing martial law, and calling upon citizens to join the Confederate army. The broadside begins "The Army of the Confederate States has come among you to expel the enemy, to rescue the people from the despotism of the counterfeit State Government imposed on you by Northern bayonets, and to restore the country once more to is natural allegiance to the State" and continues in a similar vein. Charleston, Virginia, 14 Sept. 1862.