Isaac Munroe St. John papers 1850-1879

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Isaac Munroe St. John papers, 1850-1879

Isaac Munroe St. John papers 1850-1879

Correspondence, diplomas, commissions, and other papers of Gen. Isaac M. St. John, civil engineer and Confederate officer during the Civil War.

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Whitcomb, H. D.

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Rives, Judith Page Walker, 1802-1882

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St. John, Isaac Munroe, 1827-1880

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Civil engineer with the Baltimore & Ohio, the Blue Ridge, the Louisville, Cincinnati, and Lexington, and the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroads; chief engineer of the Army of the Peninsula during the Civil War, and Commissary General of the Confederate States. From the guide to the Isaac Munroe St. John papers, 1850-1879, (Manuscripts and Archives) Civil engineer with the Balitmore & Ohio, the Blue Ridge, the Louisville, Cincinnati, and Lexington, and the Chesapeake &am...

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