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Confederate States of America. Army. Liberty Hall Volunteers


Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Sterrett Paxton Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0372
Scope and Contents This collection consiste of Alexander Sterrett Paxton's journals in six volumes (484 p.)during the American Civil War. They cover his service as a member of the 4th Virginia Infantry of the Stonewall Brigade, including his role as a Commissary Sergeant of the regiment. Journal entries explore the war experiences of a Confederate foot soldier and include: his insights into motives for war; observations and descriptions of ranking officers, fellow soldiers, friends and family; detailed...
Dates: Inclusive 1858-1959; Majority of material found within Bulk 1861-1865

Brooks Family, 1861

 File — Box 2, Folder: 31
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of letter from Andrew Brooks to sister, January 23,1861; photocopy and written transcript of letter from James J. White relating to the death of William Brooks, July 16,1861; photocopy of telegram to J.M. Brooks relating to the remains of his son, William Brooks, July 20,1861; Diary entries written by Andrew Brooks in Augusta County.

Dates: 1861

Development Office papers on various W&L subjects

Scope and Contents

A few of the subjects listed as files of the collection, but most of them are agent links on the record.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

John Newton Lyle unpublished typescripts

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

Lee, Robert E.

 File — Box 6, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents This file includes twenty-seven separate items. Of these items, there are various brochures and booklets entitled, “Robert E. Lee: Innovative Educator,” “Notes on a Visit to Robert E. Lee,” “Lee: The Final Achievement,” and “Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson Returned to Lexington, Virginia.” In addition, the following articles: “Furtherance of Southern Education was Lee’s Goal;” “Aging Successfully: The Example of Robert E. Lee;” “How Gen. Lee Came to Washington College;” “After...
Dates: 1700 - 2018

"Liberty Hall Volunteers" Orderly Book

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0625
Content Description This collection consists of a pocket sized leather bound notebook used initially by William A. Anderson, Orderly or First Sergeant of the 'Liberty Hall Volunteers,' Washington College's military company organized in April 1861 for service in the Confederate army. The notebook was used to keep the daily rolls of the company and documents such things as absences, sick lists, accoutrement details, and police lists of its original members. Anderson carried the notebook from the formation of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1861-04 - 1861-09

Photographs of the Liberty Hall Volunteers Reunion of Survivors

Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0046
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three copies of a silver gelatin photograph taken on Washington and Lee University's campus of a reunion of members of the Liberty Hall Volunteers who survived the Civil War. The original photograph was taken July 14, 1910.

Dates: Unknown

Randolph T. Shields Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0243
Scope and Contents

This collection includes American Civil War recollections of Shields' maternal grandfather, Coupland Randolph Page, including his service with the Liberty Hall Volunteers, the Stonewall Brigade, and the Battle of Gettysburg. In addition, papers contain significant documents about members of the Tucker family, including John Randolph Tucker and Judge Henry St. George Tucker.

Dates: Inclusive 1862-1920

Unpublished Typescript, 1-4, 1839

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000005010], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

  • No. 1 - College Life Before the War -- The evolution of the College Company -- It is Prepared For War
  • No. 2 - The College Co. Ordered to Join Stonewall Jackson
  • No. 3 - The College Co. Moving to Join Stonewall Jackson
  • No. 4 - Again On the Move -- Staunton to Winchester

Dates: 1839

Unpublished Typescript, 5-12, 1839

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000005009], Folder: 3
Scope and Contents No. 5 - The Liberty Hall Volunteers Join JacksonNo. 6 - The Brigade On Outpost Duty Near The PotomacNo. 7 - Lincoln's Invasion of the Valley of VirginiaNo. 8 - The Fourth of July -- The Army Formed For BattleNo. 9 - Still on Picket Duty -- Possum and Coon Hunting DiscussedNo. 10 - A Forced March -- The First Battle of ManassasNo. 11 & 12 - Gen. Jackson and Doctor Dabney On the Battle of Manassas -- The College Boys After the...
Dates: 1839

Unpublished Typescript, 13-20, 1839

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000005012], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents No. 13 - Extent of the Bull Run Panic -- Health, Discipline, Drill and Care of the Troups & c. No. 14 - Camp Harman -- Outpost Duty & c.No. 15 - Last Days At Army Headquarters -- Wives of Oficers Visit the Stonewall Brigade -- Jackson Promoted And Goes To Winchester -- His Bridgade Joins HimNo. 16 - The Brigade Goes Into Winter Quarters -- The College Co. Go To Winchester As Stonewall Jackson's Guard & c.No. 17 - The Romney...
Dates: 1839

William George McDowell Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0076
Scope and Contents

This collection includes manuscript and typecript sketches of 41 Washington and Lee Alumni who served in the American Civil War. The materials were compiled for a proposed memorial volume which was never completed. Included are letters to McDowell from veterans, descendants of veterans, and associates answering his request for information.

Dates: Inclusive 1910-1914

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Archival Object 6
Collection 6
American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865) 5
Personal narratives -- Confederate 4
Military campaigns 2
Alumni and alumnae 1
Appomattox Campaign (1865) 1