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Stonewall Jackson Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0041

Scope and Contents

This collection contains three letters. One, dated March 7, 1863 written in Caroline County, Va. to Col. Boteler gives Jackson's theories of recommending soldiers for promotion. A second, which is dated Mar. 11, 1854 from Lexington, Va. to E.H.J. McCampbell, concerns Jackson resigning from the Franklin Society and Library Company of Lexington. The third letter, dated June 7, 1858, to Prof. J.L. Campbell describes the operation of the Lexington Colored Sabbath School.


  • Creation: Inclusive 1854-1863


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Letter dated March 7, 1863 is a gift from Andrew Lupton, 196-?. Letter dated March 11, 1854 and the photocopied letter dated June 7, 1858 are gifts from Mrs. Henry Donald Campbell.

Existence and Location of Copies

The letter dated June 7, 1858 is a photocopy. The original is owned by Mrs. Henry Donald Campbell.

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Repository Details

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

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