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Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863

 Person

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

John T. Norton Civil War Letter

 Item
Identifier: MS-0401
Scope and Contents One Civil War letter written by Union soldier John T. Norton (Lieut., 97th Regiment New York State Volunteers) to his father, Morgan Norton of Norway, NY. The letter is dated May 23rd, 1863. Norton discusses the Battle of Chancellorsville and mentions the death of Stonewall Jackson, referring to him as"the bravest of the brave."

Julia Pendleton Allen Civil War letter

 Item
Identifier: RG-13-Alumni Files-AllenJW/1849
Scope and Contents Transcription of a letter from Julia Pendleton Allen to her sister-in-law, discussing wartime life in Winchester, Virginia.

Letter from George Koontz to his cousin

 Item
Identifier: MS-0102-Item 185
Scope and Contents Letter written by George Koontz of the Danville Artillery (Rice's Artillery Battery) at the Battle of Chancellorsville to his cousin. Includes information about the wounding and death of Stonewall Jackson.

Robert G. Tanner collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0049
Scope and Contents Collection consists of items relating to the publication of Tanner's 1976 book, Stonewall in the Valley. Includes drafts, revisions, typescripts, galley & page proofs; correspondence with the publisher. Also chapter typescript for The Guns of '62.

Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee engravings and lithographs

 Collection
Identifier: GR-Jackson-Lee
Scope and Contents Nineteenth century engravings and lithographs depicting Generals Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee. These were among the many prints that depicted significant figures of the Confederacy and were a popular fixture in many post-Civil War homes in the South.

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.

Thomas F. Barksdale papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0062
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two items. 1. Letter dated January 25, 1855 from a Prussian official, denying Barksdale and his roommates permission to enter the Prussian Army. 2. Notebook contains class notes, including notes taken in Stonewall Jackson's class section in Natural Philsophy (a course that would today be most similar to Physics) and notes taken in Analytical Geometry class taught by Francis H. Smith; resolution issued by cadets following murder of Cadet Thomas Blackburn, Class of...

Thomas H. Williamson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0105
Scope and Contents The papers consist of Thomas H. Williamson's Civil War memoirs, in which he discusses the events that took place during his temporary assignment to the command of Major General Thomas J. (Stonewall) beginning in April 1862; lecture notes (1850's) used in teaching his engineering and architecture courses at the Virginia Military Institute; 2 copies of the textbook written by Williamson for use at VMI, An Elementary Course of Architecture and Civil Engineering;...

Thomas M. Semmes manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0166
Scope and Contents Manuscript (holograph, 38 pages) of a speech given by VMI Modern Languages Professor Thomas M. Semmes. The speech, concerning Stonewall Jackson, was presented in Richmond circa 1892. Semmes, an 1860 VMI graduate, was a cadet during the time that Jackson was on the VMI faculty.

William Couper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0053
Overview The papers consist largely of manuscripts (drafts, galleys, proofs), notes, and other research material relating to Couper's interest in the history of Lexington and Rockbridge County (Virginia), the Virginia Military Institute, and the Shenandoah Valley. Other topics include the construction of Fort Jackson, South Carolina in 1917, and General Stonewall Jackson.