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American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:

Edmondson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0251
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters and receipts of Colonel James Kerr Edmondson, a Lexington, Virginia lawyer, judge and mayor, and of his wife, Emily Jane Taylor Edmondson. Also included are Edmondson's letters to his wife during the Civil War, while he was an officer in the Stonewall Brigade. Their are some items from their relations, the Monroes and Penicks of Lexington.
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1904

Edson J. Harkness Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0119
Scope and Contents This collection includes family correspondence (1827-1846), letters (1862-1864) written by Harkness while serving in the Civil War, commissions and court martial documents, and muster rolls (1863-1865).
Dates: Inclusive 1827-1865

Elisha Franklin Paxton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0273
Scope and Contents The Elisha Franklin Paxton Papers are comprised primarily of the personal correspondences, business and military papers of Elisha F. Paxton between 1845 and 1863. The core of the personal letters are written from Paxton to his wife Elizabeth White Paxton during their courtship in the 1850s and during the American Civil War, 1861-1863, while he served as an officer in the Confederate States Army’s 27th Virginia Infantry, a member of the staff of General Stonewall Jackson, and general in command...
Dates: Inclusive 1845-1897; Majority of material found within Bulk 1854-1863

Ellen Reily to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-02

 Item — Box 7A, Folder: 51
Scope and Contents This letter to Robert E. Lee comes from Ellen Reily. She asks Lee if he could include her husband in his book on the American Civil War. She includes newspaper clippings, orders, and letters by and about her husband Colonel James Reily.
Dates: 1866-04-02

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

Engraving of General Wade Hampton

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0121
Content Description An engraving of General Wade Hampton. Wade Hampton, III (1818-1902) was a South Carolina plantation owner and politician who served as a Confederate general during the Civil War.
Dates: Majority of material found within Date of the engraving

Eugene Cole Powell, 1840-1920, 1935

 Item
Scope and Contents An address, delivered on the occasion of the presentation of a portrait of Dr. Powell to Dinwiddie County, Va., by his grandson, Dr.Richard Powell Carter, class of 1959.
Dates: 1935

Francis McFarland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0053
Scope and Contents This collection includes 54 miscellaneous letters, 1821-1866; diaries and financial records McFarland kept while he was a missionary and during his two pastorates, 1823-1836, and 1841-1871, at Bethel Presbyterian Church, Augusta County, Va.; lecture notes taken while a student at Princeton University; and printed biographical sketches and engravings of McFarland.Correspondents include Stonewall Jackson, George Junkin, William Spottswood.
Dates: Inclusive 1815-1871

Frank E. White Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0330
Scope and Contents This is a collection of research documents and photographs for Frank E. White's 2008 publication Sailor's Creek: Major General G. W. Custis Lee, Captured with Controversy.
Dates: 2008

Frank Smith Reader Diary

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0019
Scope and Contents Description of the march up the Valley of Virginia, the burning of VMI, taking trophies in Lexington, and the march to Lynchburg.
Dates: Inclusive March 10,1863- June 23, 1864