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American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Cabinet Cards of Robert E. Lee, Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, and other Confederate States of America generals

 Collection — Folder 0011: [0000005910]
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0011
Scope and Contents This collection contains two cabinet card photographs, one of the 1869 painting by Everett B. D. Julio, titled 'The Last Meeting,' of Confederate States of America generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson on their war horses at Chancellorsville, Virginia in 1863 and a highly retouched fictional compilation of the 'President and Generals of the CSA' by photographer D.H. Anderson. The Andrson photograph has Lee on his horse Traveller in the foreground. The images were inscibed and...
Dates: Unknown

Civil War Material

 Item — Box 2: [0000006001], Folder: 11
Scope and Contents Material about Civil War commemorative events, a map of Stonewall Jackson's movements, a summary of the Battle of Antietam, a copy of A House Divided: The Civil War Letters of a Virginia Family, by W.G. Bean, a piece about Jefferson Davis, and an extract from 'The Congressional Globe' from January 21, 1861 about seccesion.
Dates: 1910 - 1965

Henry Courtenay Selden Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0174
Scope and Contents Letters written at Washington College by Selden to his sister, Mary Byrd ('Mollie') Selden describing college life. One letter refers to the death of Gen. Stonewall Jackson and the ceremonies attendant to his burial. Others include a letter from Alexander L. Nelson, Professor of Mathematics at the College, commending Selden; a letter after Selden left Washington College and joined the 3rd Virginia Cavalry.
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1863; Majority of material found within Bulk 1863

John Newton Lyle unpublished typescripts

 Collection
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

Michael Reid Hanger Diary

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0173
Scope and Contents This typescript of a diary by Private Michael Reid Hanger of the Rockbridge Rifles, which was part of the 4th, 5th, and 27th Virginia Infantry regiments at different times during the American Civil War, includes descriptions of military action within the Shenandoah Valley and Fairfax County, as well as the First Battle of Bull Run. Stonewall Jackson, Rockbridge County citizen and soldier James K. Edmondson, and several Washington College alumni are mentioned. Text of the diary is supplemented...
Dates: Inclusive 1861