Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia

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The Army of Northern Virginia was the primary military force of the Confederate States of America's Eastern Theater. Organized on June 20, 1861, as the Army of the Potomac, it soon incorporated the armies of the Shenandoah, Harpers Ferry, and the Northwest. The army's name changed to Army of Northern Virginia on March 14, 1862. It surrendered to the Northern Army of the Potomac at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865.

From the description of Confederate States of America, Army of Northern Virginia paroled prisoner pass, 1865. (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 163567296

Jones' Battalion was an artillery battalion under the command of Virginia General Richard S. Ewell.

From the description of Return of medical & hospital property : manuscript, 1864. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612788365

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referencedIn [Chaplain Robert Bean Sutton of the Army of Northern Virginia in uniform and after the war] [graphic]. Library of Congress
referencedIn Gordon, William A., fl. 1839-1840. Memoirs [18--]. Washington & Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library
referencedIn Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. Robert E. Lee collection, 1838-1872 (bulk 1861-1864). Georgia Newspaper Project
referencedIn Heth, Henry, 1825-1899. Papers of Henry Heth [manuscript] 1856-64 & 1885-94. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. General order no. 14, 1864 February 3. University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus, Joseph Anderson Cook Library
referencedIn Confederate States of America. Army of the Potomac. Orderly book, 1861-1862. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Moore, George D. Lee's campaign against Pope, to include August 24, 1862 / by Geo. D. Moore. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Lee, George Bolling, 1872-1948,. Papers : of George Bolling Lee, 1841-1868. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Bailey, James, d. 1864. James B. Bailey papers, 1847-1885. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Association of the Army of Northern Virginia. James E. Tucker's certificate of membership in the Louisiana Division of the Association of the Army of Northern Virginia [manuscript] 1883. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia. Army of Northern Virginia receipt, 1864 September 14. University of California, Santa Barbara, UCSB Library
referencedIn Nelson, William T., b. 1832?. Papers, 1857-1864. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Lee, Robert Edward, Letters 93-127., 1859-1868, 1883 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
referencedIn Clayton family. Papers, 1852-1865 (bulk 1861-1865), of the Clayton and Semmes families of Georgia. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Harrison, Walter, 1826-1871. Walter Harrison Confederate inspection book, 1863-1864. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Cabell, Eva. Papers of the Cabell family [manuscript], 1770-1959 (bulk 1860-1959). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. Headquarters papers, 1850-1876 (bulk 1862-1865). Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Grinnan family. Papers : of the Grinnan family, 1765-1932 (bulk 1801- 1820). Virginia Historical Society Library
creatorOf Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. General order no. 9 [manuscript] 1865 April 9. University of Virginia. Library
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referencedIn Stuart, Jeb, 1833-1864. Military papers of Jeb Stuart, 1855-1864 (bulk 1862-1863). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Collins, Benjamin Mosely, 1840-1913. Reminiscences, 1861-1865. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Flood, Edward. Papers, 1864-1889. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Kelly, William Aiken. William Aiken Kelly diaries, 1864. College of Charleston, Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
referencedIn Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. General order no. 9, 10th of April 1865. Newberry Library
referencedIn Gourdin, Robert N., 1812-1894. Robert Newman Gourdin papers, 1841-1909. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870. Lee, Robert Edward, Letters, 1859-1868, 1883 University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Hill, A. P. (A. Powell). Civil War letter, 1863 June 10. Navarro College
referencedIn Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885. ATS, 1865 Apr. 10, Prospect Station, Va., to Edwin M. Stanton, Washington, D.C. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn William Cowper Nelson Collection, 1843-1949. University of Mississippi
referencedIn Waldman, Jean. Jean Waldman collection of Civil War papers, 1817-1865 (bulk 1861-1865). Library of Congress
referencedIn McMichael, Paul Agalus, 1820-1869. Paul Agalus McMichael correspondence and diary, 1861-1865. South Carolina Historical Society
referencedIn Collins, Benjamin Mosely, 1840-1913. Benjamin Mosely Collins papers, 1857, 1889-1913, 1980 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Dunaway, Wayland Fuller, 1875-1956. Wayland F. Dunaway historical research collection, 1765-1928. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Stokes, William, 1833-1905. A brief account of his war record, 1866. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Devereux, Thomas Pollock, b. ca. 1845. Thomas Pollock Devereux papers, 1878; 1912 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Civil War (Federal, Miscellaneous) papers, 1860-1890. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Gordon, John Brown, 1832-1904. Autograph letter signed, 1864 May 27. Navarro College
referencedIn Buchanan, S. T. (Samuel T.). Autograph letter, 1863 July 9. Navarro College
referencedIn Fairfax, John Walter, 1828-1908. Papers, 1863-1937. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn United States. Army of the Potomac. Order : Appomattox Court House, Va., 1865 Apr. 10. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Stringfellow, Frank, 1840-1913. Letters to Jefferson Davis, 1880. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Blaine family. Papers, 1861-1905 (bulk 1861-1863). Washington & Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library
referencedIn Mills, Luther Rice, 1840-1920. Luther Rice Mills reminiscences, undated [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Cadmus M. Wilcox Papers, 1846-1887 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn James R. Woodworth papers, Woodworth, James R. papers, 1862-1864 William L. Clements Library
referencedIn LeConte, Harriet Evelyn, 1844-1911. Harriet Evelyn LeConte papers, 1857-1883. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Burge family. Burge family papers, 1832-1952. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia. Confederate States of America, Army of Northern Virginia paroled prisoner pass, 1865. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Powell, Paulus, 1809-1874. Papers : of Paulus Powell, 1848-1868. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Faison, Solomon Wesley. Papers, 1855-1863. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. Robert E. Lee family collection, 1838-1870. Museum of the Confederacy
referencedIn McGuire, Hunter, 1835-1900. Papers, 1861-1936. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. Robert E. Lee farewell address, circa 1865-1890. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Dickenson, David. Civil War diary, 1861-1862, written while the lieutenant was with the 57th Va. Volunteers, Pickett's Division [manuscript] 1861-1863. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Smith, B. M. (Benjamin Mosby), 1811-1893,. Papers of the Fishburne family [manuscript] 1813-1960. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885. Letter, 1865 Apr. 9. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Hall, John, 1767-1792. John Hall petition and William James Calais reminiscence, 1791-ca. 1863. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Sheldon, James R., fl. 1860-1901. James R. Sheldon address, 1901 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Gordon, John Brown, 1832-1904. John Brown Gordon Civil War letter, 1864 May 27. Navarro College
referencedIn Stokes, William, 1833-1905. A brief account of his war record, 1866. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn McLeod, Neill, 1833-1864. Neill McLeod Civil War letters, [manuscript] 1862-1863. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Anderson, V. V. Papers, 1820-1921. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894. Jubal Anderson Early papers, 1829-1930. Library of Congress
referencedIn Mahone, William, 1826-1895. Papers, 1890-1895. Auburn University.
referencedIn Jubal Anderson Early Papers, 1829-1930 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893. ALS, 1865 April 21, Greensboro, N.C., to Mansfield Lovell, Columbia, S.C. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Alabama. Hospitals in Richmond, Va. Administrative files, 1861-1905, and n.d. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia. Return of medical & hospital property : manuscript, 1864. Houghton Library
referencedIn Stuart, Jeb, 1833-1864. Letter and pictures, 1863. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Badeau, Adam, 1831-1895. Military notebook, 1864-1865. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Haskell, John Cheves, 1841-1906. Reminiscences [microform], undated. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Stringfellow, Frank, 1840-1913. Frank Stringfellow letters to Jefferson Davis [manuscript], 1880. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Parker, Ely Samuel, 1828-1895. Documents relating to the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, 1865 Apr. 9-10. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Hall, Franklin S., 1839-1905. Papers of Franklin S. Hall [manuscript], 1862-1865. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Confederate States of America. Confederate States of America collection, 1850-1876. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. General order no. 9 : Headquarters, Army of Northern Virginia : manuscript, 1865 Apr. 10. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Peter, Robert, 1726-1806. Papers of Robert Peter [manuscript], 1696-1897. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hill, D. H. (Daniel Harvey), 1821-1889. Autograph letter signed, 1876 May 5. Navarro College
referencedIn Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. Message, 1864 February 9. Library of Virginia
referencedIn Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894. Papers, 1862-1865. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Leigh, Lewis. The Lewis Leigh collection, 1861-1865. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Wilcox, Cadmus M. (Cadmus Marcellus), 1824-1890. Cadmus M. Wilcox papers, 1846-1887. Library of Congress
referencedIn United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 5th (1861-1864). Company F. Records, 1861-1864. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 21st. Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 21st. Order book, 1861-1864 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Jones, Allen, 1847-1916. Allen Jones papers, 1865 22 Feb. - 20 Apr. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
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