Seddon, James A. (James Alexander), 1815-1880

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Representative from Virginia; Confederate Secretary of War.

From the description of Autograph letter in pencil signed : [n.p.], to R.J. Walker, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270633277

Confederate Secretary of War.

From the description of Letter to Dr. [Lewis] [manuscript], 1853 November 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647986794

From the description of Papers, 1862-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20313944

James A. Seddon was the Confederate secretary of war.

From the guide to the James A. Seddon Sketches, 1916, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

James A. Seddon was Confederate Secretary of War; J. Irvine Dickinson received the solicited appointment on March 25, but the war ended before he could report for duty,

From the description of James A. Seddon letter to Jefferson Davis [manuscript], 1865 March 21. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 761326855

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creatorOf Seddon, James A. (James Alexander), 1815-1880. James A. Seddon letter to Jefferson Davis [manuscript], 1865 March 21. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf James A. Seddon Sketches, 1916 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
creatorOf Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894. Commission as Major General, Confederate States of America, 1863 April 23. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. Letter : to James A. Seddon, 1863 November 10. University of California, Santa Barbara, UCSB Library
referencedIn Confederate States of America collection, 1861-1865 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Confederate States of America. Confederate States of America collection, 1861-1865. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Seddon, James Alexander, 1815-1880. Petition, ca. 1864. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Southall family. Southall family papers, 1807-1904. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Gary, Martin Witherspoon, 1831-1881. Papers, 1864 June 13. University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus, Joseph Anderson Cook Library
referencedIn Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876. Papers, 1847-1876. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Mitchell, John Kirkwood, 1811-1889. Papers, 1862-1865. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part II: The Civil War and the Confederacy, 1832-1915. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Seddon, James A. (James Alexander), 1815-1880. Letter to James Murray Mason, recommending Thomas C. Reynolds for a chair of modern languages at U. Va. [manuscript] 1844 Feb. 23. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Matthew Paul Deady Papers, 1850-1923 Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Oliver, William Albert, fl. 1864?. Oliver family letters [manuscript], 1864, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Washington, H. A. (Henry Augustine), 1820-1858. Henry A. Washington Papers, 1835-1859. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Smith, James Power, 1837-1923. James Power Smith papers, 1861-1864. Library of Congress
creatorOf Tyler, John, 1790-1862. Papers relating to the Peace Convention held in Washington, D.C. in 1861 of which John Tyler was President [manuscript] 1861. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Seddon, James A. Letter, 1864 July 11, Richmond, Va., to Governor William Smith. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Seddon, James A. Papers, 1862-1865. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Hines, Thomas Henry, 1838-1898. Thomas Henry Hines papers, 1786-1954, 1860-1889 (bulk dates). University of Kentucky Libraries
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Subjects, ca. 1850-2004 Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Bishop, Albert Webb, 1832 -1901,. Civil War papers of the governor of Arkansas, 1860-1865. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
creatorOf Bruce, James C. (James Coles), 1806-1865. Bruce, Seddon, and Wilkins plantation records, 1741-1865 (bulk 1847-1854). Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Semple, Henry C. (Henry Churchill), 1822-1894. Papers, 1846-1919. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Jefferson Davis collection, Davis, Jefferson collection, 1861-1865 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Wellford, Beverley Randolph, 1893-1963,. Papers : collected by Beverley Randolph Wellford, 1773- 1907 (bulk 1852-1866). Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Jensen, Ellis E. Collected Civil War documents, 1759-1899. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Waldman, Jean. Jean Waldman collection of Civil War papers, 1817-1865 (bulk 1861-1865). Library of Congress
referencedIn Graham, William A. (William Alexander), 1804-1875. William A. Graham papers, 1750-1940. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Wilkins, W. W. (William Webb), d. 1859?. William Webb Wilkins papers, 1848-1852. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876. Braxton Bragg correspondence, 1861-1864. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Seddon, James A. (James Alexander), 1815-1880. James A. Seddon papers [manuscript], 1846-1867, 1960. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Morais, Henry S. (Henry Samuel), 1860-1935. Papers, 1877-1924. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Benjamin, J. P. (Judah Philip), 1811-1884,. Papers of the Grinnan family of Brampton, Madison Co., Va. 1773 (1843-1937) 1981. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Seddon family. Papers, 1831-1882, of the Seddon family of Richmond and Goochland County, Va. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Henrico. Records, 1861-1864. Virginia Historical Society Library
creatorOf Confederate States of America. Army. Documents: 1861-1863. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Quintard, C. T. (Charles Todd), 1824-1898. Papers, 1857-1899. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part II: The Civil War and the Confederacy, 1832-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1894-1960 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Wigfall (Louis Trezevant) Papers 1934; 1935., 1839-1874 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
creatorOf Virginia. Governor (1860-1864 : Letcher). Executive papers, 1859-1863. Library of Virginia
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Jefferson Davis collection, 1861-1865. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Seddon, James A. (James Alexander), 1815-1880. Letter to Dr. [Lewis] [manuscript], 1853 November 9. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Easley, James S., 1802-1879. Letters of James S. Easley [manuscript], 1837-1878. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Wallace, William Manson, 1779-1854. Papers, 1824-1852 and n.d. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Brockenbrough, John W. (John White), 1806-1877. Letter to J. Cabell Brockenbrough [manuscript], 1874 October 25. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Ruffin, Frank G. Papers, 1861-1865. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn White, Pleasant Woodson, 1820-1919. Pleasant Woodson White collection, 1848-1890. Florida Historical Society
creatorOf Ladd, T. M. (Thomas Mifflin), 1800-1866. Plan of East-Wood : the estate of F. Plummer Hobson / [surveyed by] T.M. Ladd. Library of Virginia
referencedIn Hood, John Bell, 1831-1879. Papers, 1862-1865. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Baynham, William, 1749-1814,. Papers of the Hunter-Garnett Family [manuscript] 1703-1970 (bulk, 1770-1880). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Hawes, R. (Richard), 1797-1877. Richard Hawes papers, 1826-1877, 1826-1865 (bulk dates). University of Kentucky Libraries
creatorOf Deas, W. A., fl. 1861. Wellford-White papers, 1860-1928. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Confederate States of America. War Dept. Commission as major general issued to Thomas L. Rosser [manuscript], 1864 November 5. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Seddon, James Alexander, 1815-1880. Autograph letter in pencil signed : [n.p.], to R.J. Walker, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Taliaferro family. White, Wellford, Taliaferro, and Marshall family papers, 1743- 1927 [microfilm manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Confederate States of America. Confederate States of America collection, 1861-1865. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Seddon, James Alexander, 1815-1880. Confederate States of America : Report of Secretary of War, 1864. Florida State University
referencedIn Benning, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1814-1875. Henry L. Benning, papers, 1818-1897 (bulk 1862-1863). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876. Papers, 1847-1869. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Hammond, Isaac,. Collection, 1839-1875 (bulk 1861-1865). Library of Virginia
referencedIn Ruffin, Roulhac, and Hamilton Family, 1784-1951 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Wigfall, Louis Trezevant. Wigfall, Louis Trezevant Papers, 1833-1874 University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889,. Letters to Jefferson Davis from Confederate officials [manuscript], 1861, 1865. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Seddon, James A. (James Alexander), 1815-1880. James A. Seddon sketches, 1916. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Amelia County (Va.)
Confederate States of America
United States
United States
South Atlantic States
Virginia
Georgia
Confederate States of America
Richmond (Va.)
Confederate States of America
Mississippi
United States
Richmond (Va.)
Confederate States of America
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Executors and administrators
Presidents--Election--1856
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863
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Birth 1815-07-13

Death 1880-08-19

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