“A full pardon and amnesty”

“A full pardon and amnesty”

Like many other former Confederates, Thomas Clemson asked for and received a presidential pardon after the Civil War.  The pardon is one of the documents on display in the exhibit “The Founding of Clemson University: A Confluence of People, Ideas, Time and Place” in the Special Collections Library exhibit area.   “Whereas Thos. G. Clemson of(…)