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Pendleton, William Nelson, 1809-1883



  • Existence: 1809 - 1883

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Ellinor Porcher Gadsden Papers

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

"Home School for Young Boys" Broadside

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0340
Scope and Contents

This broadside titled 'Home School for Young Boys, Grace Church Rectory, Lexington, Va.' by Reverend William Nelson Pendleton and Mrs. General Edwin G. Lee, who was his widowed daughter, provides information about the upcoming semester at their school.

Dates: circa 1870

Jefferson Davis collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0011
Scope and Contents This collection includes four telegrams and one letter, 1862-1865, from Davis to C.S.A. Generals Braxton Bragg, Joseph E. Johnston, and Robert E. Lee and Col. William Preston Johnston concerning conduct of the war; nine letters, 1867-1882, from Davis to General William Nelson Pendleton, the majority discussing the preparation of Davis' book, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government; one letter dated Feb. 4, 1887 from Davis to Mrs. Mary Meredith refusing assistance from Texas friends;...
Dates: 1861-1887

Pendleton Family Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0456
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three letters addressed to Jane and one to Gordon. One addressed to Jane, dated 1879, is from her brother-in-law William Pendleton; it consoles her on the death of her long-time husband. The one to Gordon is from A. W. Pendleton in Warsaw, Virginia.

Dates: Inclusive 1857-1879

Pendleton, William Nelson

 File — Box 11: Series N-P, Folder: 257
Identifier: N-P
Scope and Contents

This folder contains an in memoriam for Reverend William Nelson Pendleton, the rector of Grace Memorial Church. Dated January 15th, 1883.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Photograph of William Nelson Pendleton

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000004219], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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

R. H. Phillips to General Frances Henney Smith, William Nelson Pendleton to General Smith (Copies), 1865-10-11

 Item — Box 7: [Barcode: 0000003981], Folder: 10
Abstract R. H. Phillips wrote to General Smith, the superintendent of Virginia Military Institute at the time, inquiring about helping a friend, Mr. Stieff of Baltimore, to donate a piano to help furnish the Lee home. It was Mr. Stieff's understanding that the citizens of Lexington were furnishing the home and he and his brother wished to contribute. Charles M. Stieff was a German immigrant who came to the Baltimore in 1842. He began a business importing German pianos for sale in Baltimore and...
Dates: 1865-10-11

Robert E. Lee to W. N. Pendleton, 1862-10-10

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000003921], Folder: 68

William Nelson Pendleton to Gen. Robert E. Lee, 1864-10-19

 Item — Box 7: [Barcode: 0000003981], Folder: 2

William Nelson Pendleton, a Confederate General and Episcopal priest, explains his failure to ask for a blessing while dining with Robert E. Lee two days prior.

Dates: 1864-10-19

William Nelson Pendleton to Robert E. Lee, 1865-08-05

 Item — Box 7: [Barcode: 0000003981], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains primary and secondary resources pertaining to Robert E. Lee and the Lee family. Included are correspondences from, to, and about Lee and various family members; memorabilia, pamphlets, photographs, reminiscences, miscellaneous personal papers, family history and genealogy. The collection includes materials acquired from the Lee family and items donated to and purchased and compiled by W&L University since Lee's tenure as president of Washington College from 1865...
Dates: 1865-08-05