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Preston, Margaret Junkin, 1820-1897

 Person

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John T. L. Preston Craney Island journal (photocopy and transcription), 1861 July 24 - September 22

 File
Scope and Contents Copy and transcription of John Thomas Lewis Preston journal, which he called "Jottings", written during his military assignment at Craney Island, Virginia in the the summer and fall of 1861.

Relating to his activities while with the 9th Virginia Infantry Regiment under the command of VMI Superintendent Francis H. Smith. Includes comments on the cuase of the Civil War, the defense of Norfolk, military science, and family.

John T. L. Preston papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0240
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous personal papers, 7 items. The papers include a letter (1863 April 24) to Gen. Stonewall Jackson (to whom he was related by marriage) in which Preston discusses religious and financial matters; misc. other correspondence; a typescript "brief historical sketch" of the Virginia Military Institute written as a speech for the Institute's semi-centennial celebration in 1889 (the typescript contains handwritten corrections in ink; Preston's son actually delivered the address on behalf of...

Stonewall Jackson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0102
Overview The Stonewall Jackson Papers consist primarily of Jackson's outgoing personal correspondence for the years 1844-1860. The collection also contains a relatively small number of Civil War era papers, as well as the papers of Mary Anna Morrison Jackson, his second wife, and papers of the Arnold family.