Solomon Frazer prison letters, 1864-1865 (copies)
This collection is a compilation of photocopies and typescripts of the letters of Solomon Frazer, written while he was imprisoned at Salisbury Confederate Prison as a religious objector to the Civil War. The letters are arranged as an informal history of the prison and of the Quaker community of North Carolina during the Civil War. Also included are letters from several other Quakers, some of whom were imprisoned as religious objectors and others who participated in the conflict.
- Frazer, Solomon, 1816- (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Solomon Frazer was a Quaker from North Carolina, imprisoned for his religious objection to the Civil War. He became a member of the Society of Friends in 1863 at Springfield Monthly Meeting in Randolph County, North Carolina. Solomon and his wife, Hannah Frazer, had three daughters.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Robert G. Kaufman, 1982.
Existence and Location of Originals
The original letters are located at Guilford College, North Carolina - Frazier (Solomon) Letters, 1860-65, MS 483
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