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Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander S. (Sandie) Pendleton Civil War papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0412
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of Pendleton's miscellaneous Civil War papers, including military orders and dispatches directed to Gen. Richard S. Ewell and others; a note from Pendleton to his father concerning the death of General Stonewall Jackson in May 1863; a request for a leave of absence, and other documents.

Derastus E. W. Myers letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0379
Scope and Contents Letter, dated 11 May 1863, from Confederate soldier Derastus E. W. Myers to his brother and sister. The letter was written from "Camp Near Hamilton's Crossing" after the Battle of Chancellorsville. The letter regards the death of Stonewall Jackson. Myers served as a Sergeant with the 33rd Virginia Infantry Regiment.

Henry H. Dedrick papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0332
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Confederate soldier Henry H. Dedrick, a private in the 52nd Virginia Infantry Regiment. Bulk consists of letters to and from his wife, Mary E.A. Dedrick ("Lissa" or "Lizza"). Subjects include camp life, regimental activities, family and personal news, hardships endured by civilians. Letter of May 10-11, 1863 mentions wounding and death of Gen. Stonewall Jackson.

James M. Drake Civil War letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0402
Scope and Contents One letter addressed to James M. Drake's father (August 26, 1862) and written from Alexandria, Virginia, where the Regiment was encamped. Drake presents his views on slavery, discusses the beauty of the city, mentions inaccuracy of northern war news, and discusses Union officers' view of Stonewall Jackson.

John T. Norton Civil War letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0401
Scope and Contents One Civil War letter written by Union soldier John T. Norton (lieutenant, 97th Regiment New York State Volunteers) to his father, Morgan Norton of Norway, New York. 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."

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.

Letter from George Koontz to his cousin, 1863 May 10

 Digital Image
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/2027

Letter from Governor John Letcher to Francis M. Boykin, 1861 April 29

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from Richmond, Virginia. Letter orders Francis M. Boykin to proceed to Grafton, West Virginia and contact Colonel Thomas J. Jackson (Stonewall).

Letter from Governor John Letcher to Francis M. Boykin, 1861 April 29

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/885

Letter to brother and sister, 1863 May 11

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from "Camp Near Hamilton's Crossing" after the Battle of Chancellorsville. The letter regards the death of Stonewall Jackson. Myers served as a Sergeant with the 33rd Virginia Infantry Regiment.