Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894
- Existence: 1816 - 1894
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This photograph of Jubal Anderson Early was taken in Lexington, Va. in the photographic studio of Boude and Miley. Early served as a Confederate general during the American Civil War. The image is autographed by Early.
Dates: 1867 - 1870
Item — Box: 7, Folder: 9
Overview Colonel Charles Marshall, who served as an aide de camp, assistant adjutant general and military secretary to Gen. Robert E. Lee during the Civil War, wrote to Lee to respond to a request for information concerning certain campaigns during the war. The lengthy letter mostly discusses army strength, casualties, and desertions for several battles, including Petersburg, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Rappahannock station. He discusses General Longstreet, General Jackson, General Hood,...
File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents This folder contains a handwritten personal correspondence from John White Brockenbrough to an unknown sir. It mentions military movements throughout the region specifically related to Averell's Raid. The movement of General Fitzhugh Lee and his company to Covington, VA are mentioned. Collierstown and Craig's Creek as well as Generals William 'Mudwall' Jackson and Jubal Early are also mentioned.
Item — Box: 7, Folder: 33
Overview Jubal Early wrote to Lee from Mexico City, Mexico. He discussed some of his papers from the war and mentioned that he would send them to Lee. Early discussed the southern cause and the need to have southerners help write the history of the war.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of five letters, four of which are written by Neel to his friends and family. In a letter to his mother dated June 22, 1864, Neel writes about receiving orders to travel to Lynchburg to meet Union General Hunter's forces, which had just moved through Lexington, Virginia. In the letter to Hicks, Neel requests for Captain Hicks to speak on his behalf as he is a candidate for the Commissioner of Revenue in Bland County, Va. In a letter dated September 1861, Neel...
Dates: Inclusive 1863-1865