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Chapman, William D., 1927-


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William D. Chapman Collection

Identifier: SC-061

William D. Chapman, University of Central Florida's first registrar, recovered rare relic Civil War artillery in Citronelle, Alabama and donated the artifacts to Special Collections & University Archives in 2005. Collection includes four Confederate Grape Shot, a MiniƩ Ball, and a wooden stand with plaque labelled "Confederate Shot & Grape Surrendered at Citronelle Ala. May, 1865 by Gen. Richard Taylor to Gen. E.R.S. Canby. Recovered by W. M. Dan Chapman, 1975."

Dates: Created: 1865, 1975