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John M. Godown Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0209
Scope and Contents Included in the papers are diaries, letters, and 25 photographs; also included are letters of several generals and high ranking officers of the American Civil War; Godown's diary is dated 1853-1861; his letters are dated 1861-1865; General Henry Lawton's letters are dated 1886-1899; and the family photographs are dated 1873-1935.
Dates: 1849 - 1935

John Newton Lyle unpublished typescripts

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0077
Scope and Contents 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'.
Dates: 1913

John Thomas Gregory Collection

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0610
Scope and Contents This collection contains biographical information and correspondence about John Thomas Gregory, of the 3rd Arkansas Infantry, Confederate States America, who was credited with saving Robert E. Lee's life at the Battle of the Wilderness in 1864.
Dates: 1897 - 1993

John White Brockenbrough Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0478
Scope and Contents This collection contains two of John Brockenbrough's personal correspondences, a letter of resignation from Washington and Lee University, and a bank receipt from the Bank of Lexington. One of the personal correspondences contains information about military movements in Virginia during the American Civil War.
Dates: Inclusive 1863-1874; Majority of material found within Bulk 1863-1874

Joseph Eggleston Johnston Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0069
Scope and Contents Includes Johnston's Order No. 18, April 27, 1865, to his troops after his surrender to Gen. William T. Sherman; a letter, Jan. 24, 1884, from Johnston to [James F. Rogers?] concerning some letters from Gen. R. E. Lee; autographed photograph of Johnston.
Dates: Inclusive 1865-1884

Joseph Fauber Shaner Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0201
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of photocopies of American Civil War letters written to and from Joseph Shaner and his family. It also includes a portion of Shaner's 1862 diary, his service records, one photograph, obituaries, history, reminiscences, and genealogies (1754-1978) pertaining to the Shaner family and other Rockbridge County families.
Dates: 1861 - 1865

Joseph Martin Letter

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0220
Scope and Contents This collectin is a photocopy of a letter written by Joseph Martin informing a friend that the friend's son was killed during a military engagement at William Mann's mill. The letter was written from Fort Young. There is also a typed transcription of the letter.
Dates: 1763-09

Julia Wise letter

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0176
Scope and Contents This letter from Julia Wise to her aunt describes people and conditions during an early part of the siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi during the American Civil War. Among the individuals named in the letter are: Sophranna Ross, Joel Wise, Andrew Currie, Albert Currie and Martin Fortner. A photocopy and transcription of the letter are housed with the item.
Dates: 1862

L. A. Harper Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0087
Scope and Contents This collection contains the correspondence of Harper and his wife while he was stationed at James Island, South Carolina during the siege of Charleston and later during the Virginia campaigns of 1864. Topics include camp life, Harper's court-martial, domestic affairs, sanitary conditions, and supplies. The collection also includes muster rolls, other documents, and typed copies of the correspondence.
Dates: Inclusive 1862-1864

Lee-Jackson Foundation Collection

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0170
Scope and Contents This collection consists 115 total items. Box one consists of eighty-six letters written by members of the Lee Family of Virginia, including Robert E. Lee; his wife, Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee; his children, his father-in-law, George Washington Parke Custis; and Lees of the 18th through early 20th century. Box two consists of twenty-nine items, most written by and/or received by individuals connected to the Lee and/or Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson military and family circles. Prominent...
Dates: 1847 - 1905; Majority of material found within Bulk dates 1847-1869

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Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives 84
Wilbur C. Hall Law Library 1
 
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Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 7
Lee, Robert E., General (Robert Edward) 7
Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia 5
Confederate States of America. Army. Liberty Hall Volunteers 5
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Washington and Lee University 5
Hunter, David, 1802-1886 4
Jackson, Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall) 4
Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891 4
Confederate States of America. Army 3
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 3
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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