Confederate States of America. Army. Rockbridge Rifles
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Elisha Franklin Paxton Papers are comprised primarily of the personal correspondences, business and military papers of Elisha F. Paxton between 1845 and 1863. The core of the personal letters are written from Paxton to his wife Elizabeth White Paxton during their courtship in the 1850s and during the American Civil War, 1861-1863, while he served as an officer in the Confederate States Army’s 27th Virginia Infantry, a member of the staff of General Stonewall Jackson, and general in command...
Dates: Inclusive 1845-1897; Majority of material found within Bulk 1854-1863
Scope and Contents This collection contains a manuscript copy of the company's constitution and bylaws, which mentions that they quelled a rebellion at John Brown's raid. There is also a circa 1860 imprint of this document.
Dates: Inclusive 1859-1860