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William Poindexter Moore, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0026

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.

Dates

  • Inclusive 1791-1913

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.

Extent

1 Box

Language of Materials

English

Source

Creator

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA