Stedman Yeadon ALS Letter to COL Manigault on Arming Baltimore 1861 Civil War
Scare letter regarding efforts to arm Baltimore in support of the Confederate cause.
Difficult to find much information on Stedman Yeadon; unless more time is dedicated.
I am personally aware of his life in general during the Civil War; however, unless
I have references I do not want to offer specifics. He was instrumental in attempting
to acquire weapons, powder and similar supplies for the Confederates of Baltimore.
Baltimore and the Eastern Shore were heavily sympathetic to the South. Shortly after
hostilities ensued Baltimore; later all of Maryland, was occupied by Union troops.
Colonel Edward Manigault, was Chief of Ordnance for South Carolina at the start of
the Civil War and was well versed in this matter. He was later (1863) a Major Commanding
Confederate Artillery; 8th South Carolina Artillery Battalion.
Letter in excellent condition and easily handled. One sheet of paper written on
front and back. Measures 7.875 by 9.875 inches. No tears and no holes.
Colonel Edward Manigault http://snaccooperative.org/ark:/99166/w6b57hb0
Major Edward Manigault 8th South Carolina Artillery Battalion “South Carolina Siege Train”