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David Flavel Jamison papers

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-10
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0056
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence while Jamison was Secretary of War of South Carolina, 1861; scattered letters and papers pertaining to the South Carolina Secession Convention of which he was president, and papers related to his tenure as presiding judge of the military court of Gen. Beauregard's Corps, 1862-1864. Robert Woodward Barnwell and Lawrence Massillon Keitt are among the correspondents.
Dates: Inclusive 1860-1864

David Lawrence Hopkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0279
Scope and Contents The papers of Captain David L. Hopkins, include 12 letters to his wife, Lou, all but one from his post in Lynchburg, Virginia, concerning their Lexington, Virginia farm, food supplies, mutual acquaintances, and occasionally the war, in particular the Battle of Lynchburg as well as several other family letters and Confederate money.
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1865

Davidson Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-19
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0113
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers of Lexington, Virginia lawyer James D. Davidson and his daughter Mary Davidson and includes some correspondence, manuscript and printed poems of James D.Davidson, clippings, and some miscellaneaous papers from the family. James Davidson's printed and handwritten writings in the collection were compiled for his book "A Curiosity in the Chancery and Rhyme and Prose," (N.D., but likely 1876-81). The collection contains detailed genealogy of the Davidson,...
Dates: 1830 - 1915

Ebenezer Mitchell Walden Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0472
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three letters written by E. M. Walden from various Confederate States of America camps (near Wilmington, NC; Kinston, NC; and Richmond, VA) to his sister. He provides her with updates on CSA military activities and mentions General Sherman's raid in Georgia. The letters are dated June 13, 1863, Dec. 3, 1864, and Jan. 20, 1865.
Dates: Inclusive 1863-1865

Edmondson Family Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0251
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters and receipts of Colonel James Kerr Edmondson, a Lexington, Virginia lawyer, judge and mayor, and of his wife, Emily Jane Taylor Edmondson. Also included are Edmondson's letters to his wife during the Civil War, while he was an officer in the Stonewall Brigade. Their are some items from their relations, the Monroes and Penicks of Lexington.
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1904

Edson J. Harkness Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0119
Scope and Contents This collection includes family correspondence (1827-1846), letters (1862-1864) written by Harkness while serving in the Civil War, commissions and court martial documents, and muster rolls (1863-1865).
Dates: Inclusive 1827-1865

Elisha Franklin Paxton Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0273
Scope and Contents The Elisha Franklin Paxton Papers are comprised primarily of the personal correspondences, business and military papers of Elisha F. Paxton between 1845 and 1863. The core of the personal letters are written from Paxton to his wife Elizabeth White Paxton during their courtship in the 1850s and during the American Civil War, 1861-1863, while he served as an officer in the Confederate States Army’s 27th Virginia Infantry, a member of the staff of General Stonewall Jackson, and general in command...
Dates: Inclusive 1845-1897; Majority of material found within Bulk 1854-1863

Ellinor Porcher Gadsden Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0189
Scope and Contents This collection came from the estate of Ellinor Gadsden in 1985. Highlights of the collection include the letters of Alexander Swift(Sandie) Pendleton, a Washington College graduate who was a top aide to Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson during the American Civil War. These approximately 70 letters were a major source for the book. Sandie was the uncle of the Gadsden sisters. Included in the collection are also a few items of Gen. William Nelson Pendleton who was Robert E. Lee's friend and...
Dates: Inclusive 1839-1975

Engraving of General Wade Hampton

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0121
Content Description An engraving of General Wade Hampton. Wade Hampton, III (1818-1902) was a South Carolina plantation owner and politician who served as a Confederate general during the Civil War.
Dates: Majority of material found within Date of the engraving

Francis McFarland Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0053
Scope and Contents This collection includes 54 miscellaneous letters, 1821-1866; diaries and financial records McFarland kept while he was a missionary and during his two pastorates, 1823-1836, and 1841-1871, at Bethel Presbyterian Church, Augusta County, Va.; lecture notes taken while a student at Princeton University; and printed biographical sketches and engravings of McFarland.Correspondents include Stonewall Jackson, George Junkin, William Spottswood.
Dates: Inclusive 1815-1871

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Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893 2
Bragg, Braxton 2
Broun, Thomas L. 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 51st 2
Davidson, James D. (James Dorman) 2
Edmondson, James K., Colonel 2
Forsberg, August (Lugwig August Forsberg) 2
Lee, George Washington Custis 2
Lee, Mildred Childe, 1846-1905 2
McFarland, Francis W., Reverend 2
McGill, John H. D 2
Pendleton, William Nelson, 1809-1883 2
Preston, Margaret Junkin 2
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 2
Tucker, Henry St. George, I 2
Washington College (Lexington, Va.) 2
Wise, Henry 2
Achord, M. H. 1
Anderson, D. H. 1
Anderson, William Alexander 1
Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial (Va.) 1
Association of the Army of Northern Virginia 1
Atkinson, Edward 1
Averell, William Woods 1
Ballenger, Bruce 1
Ballenger, David 1
Bank of Lexington (Lexington, Va.) 1
Bank of Rockbridge (Lexington, Va.) 1
Barclay, Ted, II (Alexander Tedford) 1
Barnwell, Robert Woodward 1
Batista, P. R., Mrs. 1
Beale, Preston Johnston 1
Bethel Presbyterian Church (Augusta County, Va.) 1
Blain, Daniel, 1838-1906 1
Blain, Mary Randolph, 1840-1939 1
Blain, Randolph H. (Randolph Harrison), 1842-1929 1
Blain, Susan Harrison, 1806-1891 1
Breckinridge, William Campbell Preston 1
Brockenbrough, John 1
Brockenbrough, John Bowyer 1
Bruce, Sallie White 1
Bryan Family 1
Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount 1
Burks Family 1
Burnside, Ambrose Everett 1
Campbell, Duncan Green 1
Campbell, J. L. (John Lyle) 1
Campbell, John Archibald 1
Carson, William Waller 1
Chilton, R. H. (Robert Hall) 1
Cocke, Edmund R. 1
Cocke, Preston 1
Confederate States of America. Army, Virginia Infantry Units, 27th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Cavalry Regiment, 3rd 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Arkansas Infantry Regiment, 3rd 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Louisiana Infantry Regiment, 9th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Rockbridge Rifles 1
Confederate States of America. Army. South Carolina Infantry Regiment, 25th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Artillery. Kanawha Artillery. Captain Thomas E. Jackson's Battery 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Cavalry (Laurel Brigade) 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Cavalry Regiment, 12th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Cavalry Regiment, 14th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Cavalry Regiment, 1st 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 10th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 22nd 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 4th 1
Confederate States of America. Cavalry 1
Currie, Albert 1
Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857 1
Davidson family 1
Davidson, Greenlee 1
Davidson, Mary 1
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 1
Davis, Millie 1
Davis, William H. 1
Dull, George Lewis 1
Duval, Addison M., Mrs. 1
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 1
Edmondson, Emily Jane Taylor 1
Eggleston, Kay 1
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert 1
Firebaugh, Lizzie 1
Fleming, Robert Hanson 1
Floyd, John Buchanan , General 1
Forbes, Kate 1
Fortner, Martin 1
Franklin Society and Library Company of Lexington (Lexington, Va.) 1
Freeman, Douglas Southall 1
Gadsden, Ellinor Porcher 1
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