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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

Charles Manson Crutchfield Collection of Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0088
Scope and Contents Includes 82 items collected by Charles Manson Crutchfield, including 38 photographs some of which are of Confederate generals and were taken by Michael Miley, postcards and printed materials, most of which concern Washington and Lee University and the surrounding city of Lexington, Virginia during the 1880's
Dates: Inclusive 1882-1914; Majority of material found within Bulk 1880-1889

Contemporary Copy of Earlier Photograph of Confederate Veterans in Romney, West Va.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0092
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a single 8 x 6 photograph of eleven Confederate veterans standing in front of a home in Romney, West Va. The veterans are identified, and included is the inscription from the reverse of the original photograph. It says, 'Entertained at the home of John J. Cornwell and wife in honor of J. D. Parsons and his ex-confederate comrades, March 1915.'
Dates: Creation of original

Copy of an ambrotype photograph of George Lewis Dull

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0110
Content Description Two modern print copies of an ambrotype of George Lewis Dull in his Confederate uniform. The original photograph was taken by Richmond, Va. photographer Charles Rees
Dates: Majority of material found within Creation of the ambrotype

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

Ebenezer Mitchell Walden Correspondence

 Collection
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

Ellinor Porcher Gadsden Papers

 Collection
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

James Huffman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0089
Scope and Contents This collection includes the manuscript of 'Ups and downs of a Confederate soldier' by James Huffman, a member of the Confederate States of America, 10th Virginia Infantry Regiment, Company I, and correspondence concerning its publication; approximately 270 items, including letters to and from his son Oscar C. Huffman, a member of the Washington and Lee University School of Law, Class of 1898, as well as genealogical correspondence and charts.
Dates: Inclusive 1935-1941

John Letcher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0070
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter, December 12, 1845, to Virginia Congressman William Taylor concerning a federal appointment; a letter from Alexander H.H. Stuart, August 13, 1861; document, September 26, 1863, signed by Letcher exempting a slave from public works for the Confederate government; 3 letters to J. Hinholzer, November 3, 1864, December 3, 1864, and May 15, 1865; subscription list of a testimonial to Charles A. Davidson for service on behalf of the Conservative ticket.
Dates: Inclusive 1845-1873

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