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Edmondson, James K., Colonel

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1832-1898

Secretary (and treasurer), 1865-70, trustee, 1870-98. Mayor, Lexington.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Edmondson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0251
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters and receipts of Colonel James Kerr Edmondson, a Lexington, Virginia lawyer, judge and mayor, and of his wife, Emily Jane Taylor Edmondson. Also included are Edmondson's letters to his wife during the Civil War, while he was an officer in the Stonewall Brigade. Their are some items from their relations, the Monroes and Penicks of Lexington.
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1904

Michael Reid Hanger Diary

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0173
Scope and Contents This typescript of a diary by Private Michael Reid Hanger of the Rockbridge Rifles, which was part of the 4th, 5th, and 27th Virginia Infantry regiments at different times during the American Civil War, includes descriptions of military action within the Shenandoah Valley and Fairfax County, as well as the First Battle of Bull Run. Stonewall Jackson, Rockbridge County citizen and soldier James K. Edmondson, and several Washington College alumni are mentioned. Text of the diary is supplemented...
Dates: Inclusive 1861