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Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863

 Person

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Charles T. Haigh papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0016
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a one volume diary and notebook kept by VMI cadet Charles T. Haigh between 1862 and 1864. The volume provides insight into the life and concerns of a VMI cadet during the Civil War. It primarily contains poetry written by his classmates, as well as poetry by Sara Henderson Smith, the wife of VMI Superintendent, Francis H. Smith. The diary portion contains sparse entries for the period between March and May 1863. Included are occasional references to wartime cadet...

Diary and notebook, 1862-1864

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Scope and Contents The diary and notebook provides insight into the life and concerns of a VMI cadet during the Civil War. It primarily contains poetry written by his classmates, as well as poetry by Sara Henderson Smith, the wife of VMI Superintendent, Francis H. Smith. The diary portion contains sparse entries for the period between March and May 1863. Included are occasional references to wartime cadet life, as well as a brief account of General Stonewall Jackson's wounding, death, and funeral in May 1863....

Diary and notebook, 1862-1864

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Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/563

John G. James papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0319
Scope and Contents The papers consist of 16 letters and one postcard written by John G. James to his friend Samuel Y. Ferguson of Witchita Falls, Texas. Of special interest is the letter of April 17, 1927, in which James describes his memories of witnessing the VMI Corps of Cadets arrival in Richmond, April 1861, under the command of Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson. This same letter contains a brief recollection of James' participation in Jackson's funeral. Other letters contain James family information, political...

Letter to Ellen B. Stanard (Taliaferro), 1863 August 28

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Scope and Contents Letter written from "Camp Jackson." Letter regards a trip to Staunton, Virginia, the Corps of Cadets leaving VMI to reinforce Stonewall Jackson, and family matters.

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.