Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872

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Lieutenant-general, Confederate Army, during Civil War.

From the description of Letter : Richmond, Va., to Hugh [W.] Sheffey, 1865 March 14. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30366216

U.S. and Confederate Army officer.

From the description of Richard Stoddert Ewell papers, 1838-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063194

Benjamin Stoddert Ewell was born in Georgetown, D. C., 10 June 1810, the son of Thomas Ewell and Elizabeth Stoddert. He graduated from United States Military Academy and taught there. He taught at Hampden- Sydney College and at Washington College (now Washington and Lee University). In 1848, he was elected professor of mathematics and acting president of College of William and Mary and in 1854, became president. He was colonel of 32nd Virginia Infantry Regiment and later assistant adjutant-general to Joseph E. Johnston. He was president of William and Mary 1854-1888 and died 1894. He was the brother of Richard Stoddert Ewell, had another brother, William Stoddert, a sister Elizabeth S. Ewell and a daughter Elizabeth S. Ewell Scott.

From the guide to the Benjamin Stoddert Ewell Papers, 1784-1934., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary)

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referencedIn Newman family. Newman family : miscellaneous papers, 1861-1864. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Biography -- Ewell, Richard S. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
creatorOf Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872. Letter : Richmond, Va., to Hugh [W.] Sheffey, 1865 March 14. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Branch, Lawrence O'Bryan, 1820-1862. Papers of Lawrence O'Bryan Branch [manuscript], 1840-1913. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872. Papers, 1838-1896 [microform]. Virginia Historical Society Library
creatorOf Haskell, Clinton H. Clinton H. Haskell Civil War collection, 1841-1895. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Confederate officers photograph album, n.d. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Melton, Samuel Wickliffe, 1830-1899. Samuel Wickliffe Melton papers, 1860-1878. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Benjamin Stoddert Ewell Papers, 1784-1934. Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary
referencedIn Brown-Ewell family papers, 1781-1984. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Brown, Campbell. Campbell Brown books, 1861-1863 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Cooke, John Esten, 1830-1886. John Esten Cooke letters, 1861-1862. Georgia Newspaper Project
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part II: The Civil War and the Confederacy, 1832-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., collected and edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1413-1900 (inclusive), 1775-1839 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Minor, Louisa H.A., 1833-. Diary of Louisa H.A. Minor [manuscript], 1855-1866. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Carroll collection, 1776-1867. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Brown, Campbell, 1840-1893. Brown-Ewell papers : addition, 1803-1919, bulk 1865-1872. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
referencedIn Photographs of Confederate officers, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872. Letter, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Pollock, Mary L. Photograph album [manuscript], n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Wilson, Henry F. (Henry Felix), b.1837. Mobile Rifles diary and notebook, 1860-1865. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Shafer, Clara, fl. 1865. Diary of Clara Shafer, 1865 January 1-April 30. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Brooke family. Brooke family/Anita Spring : photograph collection. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn William G. Ritch Collection, 1539-1901, bulk 1845-1882 The Huntington Library
referencedIn Haskell, John Cheves, 1841-1906. John Cheves Haskell papers, 1857-1941 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Goelet, Peter, fl. 1763-1779. Papers, 1740-ca. 1900, 1770-1779. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Gregg, Maxcy, 1814-1862. Maxcy Gregg papers, 1835-1888. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863. Civil War letters, 1862-1863. Navarro College
referencedIn Campbell, George Washington, 1769-1848. George Washington Campbell papers, 1793-1886. Library of Congress
creatorOf Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. Papers. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Zabriskie, George A. (George Albert), 1868-1954,. Papers, 1828-1941 (bulk 1840-1896). Virginia Historical Society Library
creatorOf Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872. Report of a scout to William Agustus Nichols : LS, 1857 June 9. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Haskell, John Cheves, 1841-1906. Reminiscences [microform], undated. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Freeman, Douglas Southall, 1886-1953. Correspondence with Percy Gatling Hamlin, [manuscript] 1936-1944. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894. Papers, 1784-1934, 1830-1894. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn David Homer Bates Papers, 1837-1926 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Bates, David Homer, b. 1843. David Homer Bates papers, 1837-1926. Library of Congress
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 Photographs of Confederate generals and Civil War political leaders, 1861-1865. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894. Papers, 1837-1892. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Turner, Harriet Stoddert. The Ewells of Virginia, especially of Stony Lonesome / by Harriet Stoddert Turner. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872. Richard Stoddert Ewell papers, 1838-1896. Library of Congress
referencedIn Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. Papers, 1863-1869. Navarro College
referencedIn Clinton H. Haskell Civil War collection, Haskell, Clinton H., Civil War collection, 1841-1895 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Smith, G. Sidney (George Sidney), 1829-1913. G. Sidney Smith correspondence, 1883-1884. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf Anderson, Joseph Reid, 1813-1892,. Papers of the Rives family [manuscript] (1777) 1822-1945. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872. document signed, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1816-1872. Cadet letters. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
referencedIn Campbell, Julia Anna Francis Courtenay, 1924-. Family papers of Julia Anna Francis Courtenay Campbell [manuscript], 1800-1961. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969. Letter, 1955 June 29, Washington, D.C. to Percy G. Hamlin, Norwalk, California. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Harrison, Julien, 1827-. Invoice with letter on verso [manuscript] 1861. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. Robert E. Lee papers, 1863-1869. Navarro College
referencedIn William and Isaac Seymour collection, Seymour, William and Isaac, 1825-1869 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Brown, Campbell, 1840-1893. Brown-Ewell papers, 1852-1883. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
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 Edmonds, J. E. (James Edward), Sir, 1861-1956. Letter to Percy Gatling Hamlin, [manuscript] 1935 October 10. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Buchanan, S. T. (Samuel T.). Autograph letter, 1863 July 9. Navarro College
creatorOf Andrew, John A. (John Albion), 1818-1867,. Lee family papers [microform] 1652 [1769-1870] 1890. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Pollard, Charles T. (Charles Teed), 1842-1873. Confederate officers photograph album, undated. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894. Papers, 1862-1865. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Confederate officers photographs, 1861 - [1864?]. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Ernest Haywood Collection of Haywood Family Papers, 1752-1967 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Polk, Brown, and Ewell family papers, 1803-1896 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863. Stonewall Jackson papers, 1842-1898 (bulk 1861-1862) [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Turner, W. R. Map showing roads used by General Lee in his retreat from Richmond and Petersburg and General Grant's advance on Appomattox. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Venable, Charles S. (Charles Scott), 1827-1900. Charles S. Venable papers, 1862-1894 (1863-1864) [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Benjamin Stoddert Ewell Papers, 1784-1934. Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary
referencedIn Ewell family papers [manuscript], 1819-1918. University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith Brown, Campbell. person
associatedWith Brown, Campbell, 1840-1893. person
associatedWith Buchanan, S. T. (Samuel T.) person
associatedWith Campbell, George Washington, 1769-1848. person
associatedWith Campbell, Julia Anna Francis Courtenay, 1924- person
associatedWith Confederate States of America. Army corporateBody
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associatedWith Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith D. H. Mahan person
associatedWith Douglas, Henry Kyd, 1838-1903. person
associatedWith Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894. person
associatedWith Edmonds, J. E. (James Edward), Sir, 1861-1956. person
associatedWith Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969. person
associatedWith Elizabeth S. Ewell, b. 1814? person
associatedWith Elizabeth S. Ewell Scott person
associatedWith Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894. person
associatedWith Ewell, Elizabeth Lowndes. person
associatedWith Ewell, Elizabeth Stoddert, 1785-1859. person
associatedWith Ewell, Elizabeth Stoddert, 1794-1859 person
associatedWith Ewell family. family
associatedWith Ewell, Rebecca L., fl. 1836. person
associatedWith Ewell, Rebecca Lowndes. person
associatedWith Ewell, Thomas, d. 1847. person
associatedWith Francis Henney Smith person
associatedWith Freeman, Douglas Southall, 1886-1953. person
associatedWith Goelet, Peter, fl. 1763-1779. person
correspondedWith Gregg, Maxcy, 1814-1862. person
associatedWith Harrison, Julien, 1827- person
associatedWith Haskell, Clinton H. person
associatedWith Haskell, Clinton H. person
associatedWith Haskell, John Cheves, 1841-1906. person
associatedWith Haywood, Ernest, 1860-1946 person
associatedWith Henry A. Wise. person
associatedWith Hoge, Moses D. (Moses Drury), 1819-1899. person
associatedWith Hugh Blair Grigsby person
associatedWith Hunt, Henry Jackson, 1819-1889. person
associatedWith Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863. person
correspondedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 person
associatedWith Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891. person
associatedWith John Tyler person
associatedWith Julia Gardiner Tyler person
associatedWith Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. person
associatedWith Lyon Gardiner Tyler person
associatedWith Mahan, D. H. (Dennis Hart), 1802-1871 person
associatedWith Marshall, Charles, 1830-1902. person
associatedWith Maury, Dabney Herndon, 1822-1900. person
associatedWith McLaws, Lafayette, 1821-1897. person
correspondedWith Melton, Samuel Wickliffe, 1830-1899. person
associatedWith Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Commandery of the State of Massachusetts, collector. corporateBody
associatedWith Minor, Louisa H.A., 1833- person
associatedWith Newman family. family
associatedWith Nichols, William Agustus. person
associatedWith Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849. person
associatedWith Pollard, Charles T. (Charles Teed), 1842-1873. person
associatedWith Pollock, Mary L. person
associatedWith Richard Stoddert Ewell person
associatedWith Ritch, William G. person
associatedWith Scott, Elizabeth Ewell. person
associatedWith Scott, Elizabeth S. Ewell, b. 1841 person
associatedWith Seymour, Isaac Gurden, 1804-1862 person
associatedWith Seymour, William Johnson, 1832-1886 person
associatedWith Shafer, Clara, fl. 1865. person
associatedWith Sheffey, Hugh W. (Hugh White), 1815-1889, person
associatedWith Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891. person
associatedWith Smith, G. Sidney (George Sidney), 1829-1913. person
associatedWith Stoddert, William. person
associatedWith Turner, Harriet Stoddert. person
associatedWith Turner, W. R. person
associatedWith Tyler, John, 1819-1896 person
associatedWith United States. Army corporateBody
associatedWith Venable, Charles S. (Charles Scott), 1827-1900. person
associatedWith William Stoddert person
associatedWith Wilson, Henry F. (Henry Felix), b.1837. person
associatedWith Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876 person
associatedWith Zabriskie, George A. (George Albert), 1868-1954, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Fort Warren (Mass.)
Pennsylvania
Virginia
Confederate States of America
New Mexico
Virginia
Fort Warren (Mass.)
United States
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
United States
Richmond (Va.)
Subject
Apache Indians
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Peninsular Campaign, 1862
Indians of North America--Warfare
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863
Prisoners
Occupation
Army officers, Confederate
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Person

Birth 1817-02-08

Death 1872-01-25

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English

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