Paxton, Alexander Sterrett
- Existence: 1840 - 1914
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection consiste of Alexander Sterrett Paxton's journals in six volumes (484 p.)during the American Civil War. They cover his service as a member of the 4th Virginia Infantry of the Stonewall Brigade, including his role as a Commissary Sergeant of the regiment. Journal entries explore the war experiences of a Confederate foot soldier and include: his insights into motives for war; observations and descriptions of ranking officers, fellow soldiers, friends and family; detailed...
Dates: Inclusive 1858-1959; Majority of material found within Bulk 1861-1865
File — Box 11: Series N-P, Folder: 242
Scope and Contents From the Series: Phil Nunn, Frank Padget, Henry Chester Parsons, Alexander Paxton, Elisha F. Paxton, James John Paxton, John A. Paxton, John H. Paxton, John and Phoebe Paxton, Thomas Paxton, William M. Paxton, Pendleton, Alexander Spotswood Pendleton, Edmund Pendleton, James Dudley Pendleton, William C. Pendleton, William J. Pendleton, William Nelson Pendleton, Frances Penick, Mary Monroe Penick, S. G. Pettigrew, Physicians, William Franklin Pierson, William T. Poague, Miles Poindexter, Thomas Posey,...
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined
File — Box 7, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents
This folder contains information on John and Phebe Paxton, and discusses their ownership of slaves. It also contains inscriptions on various Paxton tombstones.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1700 - 1960