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Robert Hanson Fleming Diary

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0073
Scope and Contents His diary describes Fleming's flight to Augusta, Ga. after the fall of Richmond, guarding the specie of the Confederate treasury. There is also a furlough permit, May 2, 1865, signed by Commandant William H. Parker.
Dates: Inclusive Mar. 28-May 16, 1865

Rockbridge County Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0067
Scope and Contents This collection includes Rockbridge County records, including tax lists, ordinary licenses, muster rolls, lists of slaves, court cases, and election polls.
Dates: Inclusive 1778-1912

Sallie White Bruce Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0426
Scope and Contents This manuscript is a memoir by Sallie White Bruce about her family's life in the Lexington area during the American Civil War and their involvement with Washington College. It references Hunter's Raid in 1864.
Dates: Inclusive 1940s

Small engraving of General John B. Floyd

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0118
Content Description A carte de visite sized engraving of General John B. Floyd in uniform by engraver 'Chas. Magnus, 12 Frankfort St, NY.' The image of Floyd is bordered by a decorative red oval. It resembles a trading card. Floyd was 31st governor of Virginia and a Confederate general in the American Civil War.
Dates: Majority of material found within Approximate

South Carolina Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0086
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers from South Carolina, including: two letters, January 11 and January 14, 1865, from Major General Joseph Wheeler to General Braxton Bragg; printed 1833 broadside of a restrictive bill concerning slavery in South Carolina; other Civil War documents.
Dates: Inclusive 1795-1867

Speech by an unknown student

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0455
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a hand written patriotic speech entitled 'On the Military Condition of College' given by an unknown Washington College (Va.) student in the college chapel in February 1861. The orator uses Washington College's three significant historical themes linking it to the American Revolution: the schools George Washington connection, its support by the Society of the Cincinnati, and the raising of the academy's military company, the "Liberty Hall Volunteers," against British...
Dates: 1861-02

Stephen Dill Lee letter

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0444
Scope and Contents In this letter from Stephen Dill Lee to Mrs. Gray, dated 1904 from Columbus, Missippi, Lee thanks Mrs. Gray for her kind Christmas letter and writes that it caused him to recall events from the American Civil War era, during which he served with her husband.
Dates: Single 1904

Ted Barclay Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0002
Scope and Contents Includes autographed letters signed and typed copies of Barclay's letters to his family in Lexington, Virginia during the American Civil War. The letters include: information about the activities of the Liberty Hall Volunteers of the Stonewall Brigade in major battles within Virginia; accounts of life in Confederate camp; information about food, clothing, diseases, religious services, attractive women, and deaths of friends while serving with the Volunteers; and accounts of his life as a Union...
Dates: 1861 - 1864

"The Battle Rainbow" Broadside

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0310
Scope and Contents This broadside of the poem 'The Battle Rainbow' by John R. Thompson was printed for the June 1862 Southern Literary Messenger.
Dates: 1862

Thomas J. Neel Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0454
Scope and Contents This collection consists of five letters, four of which are written by Neel to his friends and family. In a letter to his mother dated June 22, 1864, Neel writes about receiving orders to travel to Lynchburg to meet Union General Hunter's forces, which had just moved through Lexington, Virginia. In the letter to Hicks, Neel requests for Captain Hicks to speak on his behalf as he is a candidate for the Commissioner of Revenue in Bland County, Va. In a letter dated September 1861, Neel...
Dates: Inclusive 1863-1865

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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
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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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