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Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863

 Person

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Barton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0020
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the miscellaneous papers of three members of the Barton family who attended VMI during the mid-19th century. Papers relating to Cadet Charles M. Barton (VMI Class of 1856) include a letter dated September 28, 1855 from Charles to his cousin Joseph M. Barton, in which he complains about VMI life and about his instructor Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson (Jackson is described as a "hell of a fool"). Other Charles Barton material is found in a notebook (ca. 250 pages)...

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 March 29

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards the desire for the cadets to fight in the war and family matters.

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 April 29

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards cadet preparations for war after the news "came that the Yankees were about entering Staunton." Letter also mentions that General Stonewall Jackson is "keeping us [VMI cadets] as a reserve body" and that John B. Snodgrass is actively working to resign from VMI.

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 May 1

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards the Corps of Cadets leaving VMI to go to Staunton, Virginia to reinforce General Stonewall Jackson.

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 May 18

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards war activities in Staunton, Virginia, the march back to VMI, and general news about the war.

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 June 8

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards general news about the war and family matters.

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 April 29

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1405

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 June 8

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1414

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 March 29

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1399

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 May 1

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1409