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Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863


Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Antebellum Days - History in and Around

 File — RHS Collection #0078, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

This file consist of a bound copy of the paper "Antebellum Days in and Around Lexington" by Mary Edgar McClung of Lexington High School. No date.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1818 - 1991

Augustus Machim Garber to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-17

 Item — Box 7A, Folder: 60
Scope and Contents

This letter by Augustus Machim Garber is addressed to Robert E. Lee. He writes that he has sent catalogues of Washington College to his uncle. However, his uncle would like information on fees and payment to the school. Garber also mentions sculptor William Rudolph O'Donovan and shares that the scultpor, with approval from Lee, will continue workingon a bust of Stonwall Jackson.

Originally included with this letter was a photograph of O'Donovan's bust of Stonewall Jackson.

Dates: 1866-05-17

Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. Civil War manuscript collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0785
Content Description This collection consists of original manuscripts, documents, military orders, illustrations, photographs, and ephemera of the era of the American Civil War collected by Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. Key themes of the collection are the Paxton family of Lexington and Rockbridge County, Virginia, Shenandoah Valley history, the Army of Northern Virginia and Stonewall Brigade of the Confederate States Army, Washington College (later Washington and Lee University) (VA), and Robert E. Lee. The...
Dates: circa 1852-1887, 1930

James Dabney McCabe to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-15

 Item — Box 7A, Folder: 60
Scope and Contents

This letter by James Dabney McCabe is addressed to Robert E. Lee. McCabe asks permission to write about Lee's actions during the American Civil War. He includes that as an ex-cadet of Virginia Military Institue, he published "A Life of Lieut. Gen. T. J. Jackson" during the war.

Dates: 1866-05-15

Robert Lewis Dabney to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-14

 Item — Box 7A, Folder: 59
Scope and Contents

This letter by Robert Lewis Dabney is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Dabney writes that an advertisement of his Stonewall Jackson biography gives credit of Lee's review and revisions to the publisher instead. He explains to Lee that the publisher decided to do this, not him.

Dates: 1866-05-14

Stonewall Literary Society to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-01

 Item — Box 7A, Folder: 57
Scope and Contents

This letter by members of the Stonewall Literary Society is for Robert E. Lee. The society writes to Lee that they have decided to make him an honorary member for his actions during the Siege of Petersburg, Virginia during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1866-05-01

Strobridge & Co. to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-30

 Item — Box 7A, Folder: 56
Scope and Contents

This letter by the Strobridge Lithography Company is addressed to Robert E. Lee and references their lithographs of Robert E. Lee and that fire had destroyed its Cincinnati studio, including a Lee portrait. They share that a third Lee lithograph is in process as well as a portrait of Stonewall Jackson.

Dates: 1866-04-30

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