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History

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John Lewis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0196
Scope and Contents This collection includes general tax and purchase receipts, IOU's, and letters. The receipts date from 1860-1879 and the letters from 1861-1863 when Lewis served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. Included among the letters are those to and from his father and his wife, Cary Lewis. Written on the back of one of John Lewis' letters is another letter from Eli Lewis to his wife, Elizabeth. Also includes two letters from William Neay (surgeon) to Lewis' wife and mother telling...
Dates: Inclusive 1847-1879

Ted Barclay Correspondence

 Collection
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