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Paxton, Elisha Franklin

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1828-1863

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Debate Papers

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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

Elisha Franklin Paxton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0273
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

Elisha Paxton Correspondences, 1845 - 1860

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Paxton was in Bellefontaine, Ohio at this time and most of the correspondences are related to business.
Dates: 1845 - 1860

Envelopes from Correspondences

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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

Envelopes of Letters from Paxton to Elizabeth, 1861 - 1863

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: 1861 - 1863

Letter from Elisha to Elizabeth from New York City, 1860-06-27

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents Elisha went to New York to see a doctor about eye problems.
Dates: 1860-06-27

Letters from Elisha to Elizabeth Written While on a Business Trip to Ohio, 1857

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: 1857

Love Letters from E.F. Paxton to Elizabeth Hannah White, 1853 - 1854

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents Elisha and Elizabeth were married later in 1854. One of the letters is written by Elizabeth to Elisha.
Dates: 1853 - 1854

Military Papers, 1861 - 1863

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents
  • A charge and specification preferred by Brig. Gen. E.F. Paxton against Brig. Gen. W.B. Talliaferro, PACS, at Camp Winder, Jan. 7, 1862.
  • Copy of battlefield map dated March 20, 1863, sent to Brig. Gen. E.F. Paxton, cmdr. 1st Brigade
  • A $1000 Confederate States Cotton Coupon Loan, 1863
Dates: 1861 - 1863

Miscellaneous

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents This file includes an obituary of Mrs. Samuel B. Walker, a card from E.F. Paxton to Elizabeth, a note to E.F. Paxton from Annie R. Paine, and a card reading 'J. Gallatin Paxton, Lexington, Virginia.'
Dates: Inclusive 1845-1897; Majority of material found within Bulk 1854-1863