Dunlap Family Papers
Scope and Contents
Papers contain information about Dunlap's family members, especially Madison Dunlap (1808-1883) of Kerr's Creek and his son, John Matthew Dunlap, a member of the Washington and Lee Class of 1857 who was killed at at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. The collection includes compositions that John Matthew Dunlap wrote for Professor J. J. White in 1856-1857, transcripts of letters he wrote while serving in the Confederate Army, and letters concerning his death. The collection also includes the manuscript of J. D. Morrison's Old Monmouth and Its Times.
- Creation: Inclusive 1830-1878
- Dunlap, John Matthew (Collector, Person)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John M. Dunlap, Jr. (March 1996)
Blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (9/7/99)
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