Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a one volume notebook-diary kept by Virginia Military Institute Cadet Charles T. Haigh in 1862- 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's Superintendent, Francis H. Smith. The diary portion contains sparse entries for the period March-May 1863. Included are occasional references to...
Scope and Contents Topics include financial transactions affecting Jackson, including purchase of Confederate bonds and proceeds from sale of tannery; religious matters, particularly the upcoming General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Columbia, South Carolina.