Papers, 1861-1867.


Anderson, Joseph Reid, 1813-1892. Papers, 1861-1867.

Papers, 1861-1867.

This accession consists of insignia and the commission of Joseph R. Anderson as brigadier general, as well as letters from Robert E. Lee. The later concern Anderson's war service, Washington Academy, and personal social matters.

7 leaves and 2 p.

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Joseph R. Anderson (1813-1892) was associated with the Tredegar Company, a major iron works and armorer in Richmond, Virginia. He was a Confederate brigadier general and friend of Robert E. Lee. From the description of Papers, 1861-1867. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122395576 Native of Botetourt County, Virginia; graduate of West Point; associated with and owner of Tredegar Iron Works from 1841; served in the Confederate Army from 1861-1862, then was reassigned to keep the...

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