Isaac Barton Ulmer papers, 1838-1929 (bulk 1850s to 1890s).

Creator: Ulmer, Isaac Barton, 1842-1925.
Collection number: 1834
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Abstract: Confederate soldier, of Demopolis, Ala. Chiefly family correspondence, 1850s to 1890s, with some writings and Ulmer, Johnston, and DuBrutz family records. The collection includes letters from Ulmer to his family while he was at school in Green Spring, Ala., and at Oglethorpe College, Talmage, Ga., 1859-1861, and while he was serving with Co. A., 3rd Alabama Cavalry Regiment, C.S.A., in Tennessee, 1861-1865; and postwar letters exchanged between Ulmer, then in Marengo County, Ala., and his mother, Abigail (Cromwell) Ulmer, who was living in Choctaw County, Ala. Also included are manuscript writings by Ulmer about his Civil War experiences, especially at the Battle of Shiloh, and historical sketches by and about South Carolina members of the family dating back to the Revolution.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection