William Poindexter Moore, Jr. Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains 20 letters dated 1791-1913. A letter by John Bowyer Brockenbrough written during the American Civil War details living conditions, foraging expeditions, and the Battle of Fredericksburg. A later letter discuss activities held at Washington and Lee University honoring his father John Brockenbrough. Other highlights include letters to and from Andrew Moore, a typescript of a personal reminiscence on the American Civil War General Samuel McDowell Moore, a copy of the Caledonian Mercury newspaper (Edinburgh, Scotland) dated June 26, 1779, which discusses the American Revolution, and an address titled 'Washington College, Lee's Time' that was given in Lee Chapel by an unidentified orator.
- Creation: Inclusive 1791-1913
- Brockenbrough, John Bowyer (Correspondent, Person)
- Moore, Samuel McDowell (Person)
- Moore, Andrew (Correspondent, Person)
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