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Lee's Newspaper Clipping Describing Death of Stonewall Jackson, 1866

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 36a

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: This collection contains primary and secondary resources pertaining to Robert E. Lee and the Lee family. Included are correspondences from, to, and about Lee and various family members; memorabilia, pamphlets, photographs, reminiscences, miscellaneous personal papers, family history and genealogy. The collection includes materials acquired from the Lee family and items donated to and purchased and compiled by W&L University since Lee's tenure as president of Washington College from 1865 - 1870. Adminstrative papers, such as President's Reports, etc..., from Robert E. Lee's presidency of the school may be found within the W&L University Archives. Please contact W&L Special Collections for information regarding the University Archives.


  • 1866


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.


From the Collection: 24 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



This newspaper article is a clipping from an 1866 newspaper publishing the account of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's death during the American Civil War. The clipping was cut out and stored by Robert E. Lee during his tenure at Washington College. The original account comes from Jackson's former Medical Director Hunter McGuire who published it via the Medical College of Virginia.

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

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Lexington VA 24450 USA