Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents This letter was written by D. Creel from Chillicothe, Ohio on February 24, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter begins by praising Lee and making several biblical comparisons to Lee. Creel continues and begins to refer to his relation to Stonewall Jackson by marriage, and begins to recount events of Jackson's life as he viewed them up until his death during the Civil War. Creel also describes events of his own life, including raids by northern militias on his home.
Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 39
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Mrs. E. F. Farrar and Annie De Moss from Vicksburg, Mississippi on February 15, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The two women write that their letter includes a check for $536 intended for Stonewall Jackson's widow and child, and request that Lee forward it at his convenience. The letter continues and expresses the pain that is felt by them in defeat after the war's end, and describe the nature with which life continues in the south. They express their admiration for both...
Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Content Description This collection is comprised of an eight page typescript essay titled "Colored People in Buffalo District, 1890 - 1957" by Estelle V. Anderson. The essay was written in 1973 and details African American schools, churches, and families of the Buffalo District of southwest Rockbridge County, Va., one of six former magisterial districts which included such communities and locales as Collierstown, Bolivar Mills or Murat, North and South Buffalo, Black's Creek, and Kyger's Hill. The essay includes...
Dates: Essay; Event: Majority of material found within Period covered by the essay.
Scope and Contents There are two volumes of carbon copied letters from Francis Thomas Anderson Junkin to many notable Lexington, Virginia families as well as several photographs and pamphlets.
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1913
File — Container: Box 5, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents From the Series: This box contains folders on the Hickman family, the Hileman family, the Houston family, the Hunter family, the Jackson family, the Jordan family, the Keffer family, the Kerr family, the Kessler family, the Kinnear family, the Kirkham family, the Kirkpatrick family, and the Krebs family.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1700 - 1960
Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 42
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Mary G. Slaughter on February 27, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Slaughter writes to introduce Stark Arnold to Lee as the nephew of Stonewall Jackson. She vouches for his integrity and explains his situation of desiring an education without direct means. She requests that Lee assist him in gaining an education.