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William O. Dundas collection

Identifier: GTM-710820


  • 1839-1920

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1.3 Linear Feet (3 Hollinger Document Cases)

Biographical note

William Oswald Dundas (b. 1841) was a Confederate veteran of the Civil War and a native of Washington D.C. During the war, he was a blockade runner and an ordnance officer. He was captured and kept in the Old Capitol Prison in Washington, DC and in Camp Norton in Indianapolis, Indiana.

More of Dundas' papers can be found in The Southern Historical Collection at the Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library at UNC Chapel Hill.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

William O. Dundas collection
Georgetown University Booth Family Center for Special Collections, Washington, D.C.
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local practice
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Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository