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Cabinet Cards of Robert E. Lee, Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, and other Confederate States of America generals
A collection of 17 photographs, copies, and postcards related to Thomas Jonathan 'Stonewall' Jackson, his first wife Elinor Junkin and second wife Mary anna Morrison. The collection includes two original cartes de visite. One, a retouched image of Jackson in his pre - Civil War U.S. Army uniform without a photographer's imprint and the other, a view of his grave by Michael Miley, of Lexington, Va., c. 1870 - 75.The postcards date to the mid 20th century.
This collection consists of a color postcard of the equestrian statue of Stonewall Jackson in Charlottesville, Va. The sculptor was Charles Keck, and the postcard was published by the Roanoke Photo Finishing Co., Roanoke, Va.
A total of 15 postcards from the early 20th century (1905 - 1930) with subjects that include: Musée du Louvre; Paris, France; East Lexington, Va., Old Deerfield, Ma., Lexington, Ky., London, England; Washington and Lee University, VA; Chicago; Stonewall Jackson on horseback, Tucker Hall at Washington and Lee University, and Woodrow Wilson prior to his presidency. One of Woodrow Wilson postcards is 1912 presidential campaign related and one is real photo portrait.
Includes membership records, officers' reports, business papers, subscription library records, minutes of the Society's meetings and debates. Includes receipts and letters expressing pleasure at being honored by the society. Receipt dated December 2, 1841 from Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson while he was a Virginia constable, which was later given to the Franklin Society.
Letters written at Washington College by Selden to his sister, Mary Byrd ('Mollie') Selden describing college life. One letter refers to the death of Gen. Stonewall Jackson and the ceremonies attendant to his burial. Others include a letter from Alexander L. Nelson, Professor of Mathematics at the College, commending Selden; a letter after Selden left Washington College and joined the 3rd Virginia Cavalry.
This minute book contains Executive Committee minutes, treasurer's reports, and plans for a monument to Stonewall Jackson in the Lexington Cemetery. Also included a four page pamphlet, "As Others See, Stonewall Jackson Memorial, Inc., Lexington, Virginia, Editorial Comment, Comments by Columnists, and Comments by Individuals.
This collection is a narrative written by John Newton Lyle, who was a member of the Liberty Hall Volunteers and Stonewall Jackson Brigade during the American Civil War. Includes 'Sketches found in a Confederate veterans's desk' (1913) and an undated supplement 'Stonewall Jackson's Guard'.
This collection contains three letters. One, dated March 7, 1863 written in Caroline County, Va. to Col. Boteler gives Jackson's theories of recommending soldiers for promotion. A second, which is dated Mar. 11, 1854 from Lexington, Va. to E.H.J. McCampbell, concerns Jackson resigning from the Franklin Society and Library Company of Lexington. The third letter, dated June 7, 1858, to Prof. J.L. Campbell describes the operation of the Lexington Colored Sabbath School.
8 Items dated 1863-1870 pertaining to Confederate General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson's estate and the Lexington Tannery.
This collection consists of letters from William Chauncey Fowler to George Washington Custis Lee, who was president of Washington and Lee University at the time. The letters mention connections to George Washington Parke Custis, Robert E. Lee, and Stonewall Jackson.