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Joseph Thompson Papers

Identifier: DC0090s

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence 1859-1861 and speeches. The correspondence includes letters written to Thompson from W. N. Dickey, Drury Lacy, and others. The speeches include a manuscript copy of an essay "Music" given in 1859 and a printed copy of Thompson's Valedictory Address given in 1860.


  • Creation: 1859 - 1861


Biographical / Historical

Joseph Thompson was graduated from Davidson College in 1860. After graduation he opened a classical school with W. N. Dickey (Davidson class of 1860). He joined the Confederate Army and died in Williamsburg, Virginia in 1862.


1 folders (3 folders)