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144th Regiment Militia (Va.) Order Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0401
Scope and Contents This order book contains information about the members and actions of the Virginia Militia's 144th regiment of Rockbridge County between 1834 and 1843.
Dates: Inclusive 1834-1843

American Civil War Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0074
Scope and Contents This collection contains approximately 90 miscellaneous items connected with the government and people of the Confederate States of America, including correspondence, official orders, almanacs, bonds, paper money, sheet music, memorabilia, and clippings.
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1865

James McDowell Order Books

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0078
Scope and Contents This collection contains James McDowell's General, Division, Brigade, and Regimental manuscripts order books.
Dates: 1814

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

Robert E. Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0064
Scope and Contents This collection contains primary and secondary resources pertaining to Robert E. Lee and the Lee family. Included are correspondences from, to, and about Lee and various family members; memorabilia, pamphlets, photographs, reminiscences, miscellaneous personal papers, family history and genealogy. The collection includes materials acquired from the Lee family and items donated to and purchased and compiled by W&L University since Lee's tenure as president of Washington College from 1865 -...
Dates: Inclusive 1792-1935; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1870

Thomas Jefferson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0033
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two documents. One dated 1806 Mar. 20, which certifies that the vessel Melpomene sails under the U.S. flag. It is printed in Spanish, English, and Dutch. It is also signed by James Madison, who was serving as Secretary of State at that time. There is also a letter dated 1821 Mar. 5 written in Monticello, Va. to John Graves at the Louisa County Court House, Va., which concerns the payment of a note by Jefferson.
Dates: Inclusive 1806-1821

William L. Jackson Special Order

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0439
Scope and Contents Handwritten copy of a special order issued by General William L. Jackson on September 14th, 1862. The document gives orders to attack the ground occupied by the enemy.
Dates: 1862-09-14

William Preston Military Commission

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0458
Scope and Contents This document commissioned Preston to serve as a major under the command of Francis Fauquier, then Lieutenant Governor of Virginia Colony. It is signed by Fauquier.
Dates: 1758-09-30