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Derby, Charles A., 1828-1862

 Person

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Charles A. Derby papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0030
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Derby family correspondence. Approximately twenty-eight letters were written by Charles Derby. The Charles Derby letters, 1844-1862, cover the period from late boyhood up to his death in battle in 1862. Included are letters (1846-1847) written while he was a cadet at the Virginia Military Institute, as well as correspondence dating from his careers as teacher and Episcopal clergyman. Two items were written during his brief service in the Confederate...

Letter from Francis H. Smith to Perry L. Derby, 1863 June 20

 Item
Scope and Contents Francis H. Smith was Superintendent of VMI from 1839-1889. This letter is in reply to Perry L. Derby's notification that Charles A. Derby has died in battle.

Letter from W. Maghee to Perry L. Derby, 1845 June 27

 Item
Scope and Contents Written by Charles A. Derby's teacher to his father. Letter regards Derby's chances for an appointment at VMI and obtaining letters of recommendation.

Letter from William F. Perry to Charlotte Derby (Basset), 1863 January 1

 Item
Scope and Contents Included is the original letter, a contemporary copy, and a transcroption. Written from "camp near Fredericksburg," Virginia. William F. Perry was the commander of Charles A. Derby's regiment. The letter offers condolences for Derby's death.

Letter to Mary Derby Stancell, 1862 April 15

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1206

Letter to Mary Derby Stancell, 1862 July 15

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1211

Letter to Mary Derby Stancell, 1862 May 27

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1209