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Lexington (Va.) -- History

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

General Robert E. Lee visits the grave of Stonewall Jackson [lithograph], 1870

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Scope and Contents Currier and Ives black and white lithograph depicting visit of General Robert E. Lee at the grave of General Stonewall Jackson in Lexington, Virginia. This view is alleedly based on a soldier's sketch.

Letter to Fanny P. Brown, 1848 September 7

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Scope and Contents Letter expresses Brown's dissatisfaction with Washington College and a desire to transfer to another school.

Letter to Fanny P. Brown, 1846 September 20

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Scope and Contents Letter mentions the Cincinnati military class, in which Washington College students participated in military training conducted by VMI staff.

Letter to John Mitchell, 1842 November 24

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards the hardships of cadet life, the dullness of Lexington, VMI's 3rd anniversary (Founders Day) celebration, and a storm damaging the north wall of Barracks. Letter also mentions Edward C. Carrington, Class of 1844.

Letter to Mary Gunn, 1848 August 13

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Scope and Contents Written from Lexington, Virginia. Letter describes communion at a local church.

Letter to Mary Gunn, 1851 January 6

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Scope and Contents Written from Lexington, Virginia. Letter includes a description of the town's response to rumors of a slave insurrection.

Letter to Mary Gunn and Susan Gunn, 1850 March 15

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Scope and Contents Written from Lexington, Virginia. Letter includes a detailed description of teaching at the local school, including a discussion of the curriculum and his discipline methods.