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Chancellorsville (Va.), Battle of, 1863

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Derastus E. W. Myers letter

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

George Koontz Civil War Letter.

 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. Includes information about the wounding and death of Stonewall Jackson.

George W. Koontz Civil War letter [digital]

 Digital Collection
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15821coll11/id/2027

John Garibaldi Civil War papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0284
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of 38 letters, 1862-1864, written by Garibaldi to his wife Sarah during his service in the Confederate Army (27th Virginia Infantry Regiment). Primary topics include camp life, the hardships of war for both soldiers and civilians, battles and skirmishes (including Chancellorsville and Gettysburg), other members of the 27th Virginia Infantry Regiment, and family news. The letter of May 11, 1863...

John P. Welsh letter

 Item
Identifier: MS-0344
Scope and Contents Letter, May 12, 1863, written by Confederate soldier John P. Welsh to his wife and mother. Welsh, a staff officer, was in camp near Hamilton's Crossing after the Battle of Chancellorsville and the letter mentions the death of Stonewall Jackson. Welsh was killed later that year.

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."

John T. Norton Civil War Letter [Digital]

 Digital Collection
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15821coll11/id/1750

Letter, 1863 May 11

 Item
Scope and Contents

Battle of Chancellorsville; death of General Stonewall Jackson

Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Chancellorsville [engraving], 1884

 Item
Scope and Contents Depicts General Robert E. Lee on the battlefield at Chancellorsville, astride his horse Traveller.

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.