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Giles B. Cooke Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0191

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the following correspondence: Letter to Rev. Cooke from G. T. Bearnegan (1874) thanking Cooke for his journal with reference to Petersburg in 1866; letter to Mr. Cooke from U.A. Jackson (1895) asking Cooke for information about Stonewall Jackson for the republishing of U.A. Jackson's book; letter from Rev. Cooke to Mrs. H.B. Lee (1924) asking for information about an incident in the life of General Lee that was similar to the incident that took the life of Stonewall Jackson; letter from Rev. Cooke to Douglas Freeman (1929) about Freeman's review of 'The Tragic Era' by Claude Bowers; letter dated January 8 (no year) from Natta Lee Goldsborough about the incident between Edwin Lee and General Lee at Harpers Ferry.


  • Creation: 1874 - 1929


Language of Materials

These materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.


7 Item

Physical Location

This collection is housed in a box containing WLU Coll. 0190-0195.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Rebecca B. Lee.

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Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA