Confederate officers photograph album, n.d.

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Confederate officers photograph album, n.d.

Confederate officers photograph album, n.d.

This collection contains one hundred ninety two cartes-de-visite photographs of officers who served in the Confederate army. The majority of the officers served as either major generals or brigadier generals in the Confederate forces. The collection includes the photographs of many lesser known officers, as well as the famous; such as Lee, Beauregard, Morgan, Jackson, and Stuart. The collection also includes photos of past American presidents and European royalty. Acid free photocopies have been placed in the original photograph album and the originals are in a separate container. Both copies have the subject's name on it. The cartes-de-visites were taken by photographers in Mobile, Nashville, and New York; and are roughly two by five inches.

.66 cubic ft. (2 archives containers).

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Pike, Albert, 1809-1891

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General Albert Pike (1809-1891), grand commander of the Supreme Grand Council, Southern Jurisdiction, of the Scottish Rite, 1859-1891. From the description of Letter to Bro. Hayden /by Albert Pike, 1885 Feb 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702128274 After his work as commissioner to the Indian tribes west of the Arkansas, Pike was commissioned a brigadier general in the Confederate Army in November, 1861. He recruited Native American troops on the promise that they would o...

Maffitt, John Newland, 1819-1886

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John Newland Maffitt (1819-1886) was a United States Navy officer, Confederate Navy officer, blockade runner, and author. Maffitt was born in Connecticut; grew up in Fayetteville, N.C.; and retired to Wilmington, N.C. From the description of John Newland Maffitt papers, 1833-1911, 1976. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24599972 John Newland Maffitt (1819-1886) was the son of Ann Carnic and the Reverend John Newland Maffitt, a Methodist minister. You...

Wheeler, Joseph, 1836-1906

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Confederate and U.S. Army general, and U.S. congressman from Ala. From the description of Letters, 1900-1905. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49377355 Confederate general. From the description of Joseph Wheeler photograph album, 1865-1866. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 241305535 Army officer. From the description of Joseph Wheeler correspondence, 1898-1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981347 ...

Hays, Harry T. (Harry Thompson), 1820-1876

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Grimes, Bryan, 1828-1880

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Bryan Grimes (1828-1880), the son of Bryan Grimes Sr. and Nancy Grist, was a cotton planter of Pitt County, N.C., and a Confederate Army officer. He graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1848, and the following year, his father gave him the family plantation Grimesland in Pitt County, N.C., along with approximately 100 slaves. Bryan Grimes lived the life of a successful agriculturist until the eve of the Civil War in 1861. He then attended North Carolina's state convention and took ...

Rains, James Edwards, 1833-1862.

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Stuart, Jeb, 1833-1864

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James Ewell Brown (Jeb) Stuart, soldier, was born 6 February 1833, on "Laurel Hill" plantation, Patrick County, Virginia. He died 12 May 1864 and is buried in Richmond, Virginia. Stuart graduated from the U.S. Military Academy (1850); received his commission (1854); and transferred to the Cavalry (1855). He married Flora Cooke, a colonel's daughter, in 1855, and the couple had three children. Stuart became Robert E. Lee's aide (1859) and resigned from the U.S. Army to be commissioned a lieutenan...

McCulloch, Robert, 1820-1905.

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Clingman, T.R. (Thomas Lanier), 1812-1897.

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Rodes, Robert Emmett, 1829-1864

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Confederate general; of Lynchburg, Va.; killed in battle in the Shenandoah Valley. From the description of Civil War letter of Gen. Robert E. Rodes, ca. 1862. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71057253 ...

Dobbins, Archibald S., approximately 1827-1870

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Thomas, Edward Lloyd, 1825-1898.

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Camille Armand Jules Marie, Prince de Polignac (1832-1913) was a French nobleman, scholar, and soldier who joined the Confederate States Army at the outbreak of the American Civil War and became major general before war's end. He was one of the few French-born generals in the war. From the description of Camille de Polignac letter, 1861 Mar. 22. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 302346485 Camille Arnaud Jules Marie, Prince de Polignac, served in the Confedera...

Walthall, Edward C. (Edward Cary), 1831-1898

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Zollicoffer, Felix Kirk, 1812-1862

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Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1806-1863

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John Swank, a native of Augusta County, Va., settled near Singers Glen, Rockingham County, Va., where he lived until his death just before the outbreak of the Civil War. He was a member of the Lutheran Church and is buried at St. John's [Lutheran Church, Rockingham County.]. From the description of Land grant, 1849 March 31, to John Swank. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat record id: 15347747 Biographical note: Politician; John Buchanan Floyd was Governor of Virgi...

Adams, Daniel Weisiger, 1821-1872.

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Chalmers, James R. (James Ronald), 1831-1898

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Epithet: Secretary to the Glasgow Liberal Council British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001196.0x000244 James Ronald Chalmers was a Confederate General and a United States congressman. From the description of James Ronald Chalmers letter, 1861 [i.e. 1862] Jan. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122403869 Entered the Confederate Army as a captain in 1861; elected colonel of the Ninth Mississippi Re...

Hindman, Thomas Carmichael, 1828-1868

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Archer, James Jay, 1817-1864

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Army officer originally from Maryland, who served in the Mexican War, in Indian campaigns in Washington Territory 1855-1861, and in the Confederate Army until his capture in the Battle of Gettysburg. From the description of The Archer letters [microform]. 1847-1863. (Washington State Library, Office of Secretary of State). WorldCat record id: 56821624 ...

Moore, John Creed, 1824-1910

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Beall, William Nelson Rector, 1825-1883.

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Semmes, Raphael, 1809-1877

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Officer in the U.S. Navy and in the Confederate Navy, from Mobile, Ala. From the description of Papers, 1861-1872. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20313995 ...

Stewart, Alexander Peter, 1821-1908

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Alexander Peter Stewart (1821-1908), Confederate General, commanded the Army of Tennessee in 1864. From the description of Letter to Colonel Andrew J. Kellar, 1864 May 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476231 Major general (from Tenn. and Ky.) in the Confederate army. From the description of Papers, 1862-1863. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38247278 ...

Thompson, Meriwether Jefferson, 1826-1876.

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A native of Virginia, Meriwether Jefferson Thompson moved to Missouri in 1847. An ardent secessionist, he was elected brigadier general of the 1st Division of the Missouri State Guard in July 1861. During his battalion's operations in the swampy regions of Missouri Thompson became known as the "Swamp Fox of the Confederacy." From the description of Meriwether Jefferson Thompson letters, 1861-1862. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 693578021 ...

Mackall, William Whann, 1818-1891

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William Whann Mackall was born in Washington, D.C., on January 17, 1817. He graduated from West Point in 1837 and served with the U.S. Army in the Seminole and Mexican-American Wars. He was made Assistant Adjutant-General with the rank of Major in 1853, but resigned in 1861 and joined the Confederate Army. Mackall served with Simon Buckner and P.G.T. Beauregard and was promoted to Chief of Staff of the Army of Tennessee. After twice asking to be relieved of positions, Mackall was not given any f...

Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905

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Fitzhugh Lee, grandson of Henry "Light-Horse Harry" and nephew of Robert E. Lee was Major General of the Confederate Army. After the war, he wrote about and taught the history of the South during the Civil War and wrote a biography of Robert E. Lee. In 1885-1889, he served as governor of Virginia. From the description of Papers of Fitzhugh Lee, 1863-1889 (bulk 1885-1889). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122446276 Fitzhugh Le...

Cockrell, Francis Marion, 1834-1915

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American soldier and Senator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to the President, 1877 Mar. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613070 U.S. Senator from Missouri. From the description of Papers, 1861-1895. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39330835 ...

Brown, John C. (John Calvin), 1827-1889

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Kirby-Smith, Edmund, 1824-1893

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Edmund Kirby-Smith, son of General Edmund Kirby-Smith, was a citizen of the United States and an engineer by profession. From the guide to the Records of Land Transactions by Edmund Kirby-Smith and Virginia Téllez de Kirby-Smith in the Isla de Tacamichapa, Veracruz 32741540., 1884-1945, 1895-1925, (Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin) Confederate general, university chancellor, and mathematics professor from St. Augustine (S...

Maury, Dabney Herndon, 1822-1900

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Author and Confederate Army officer. From the description of Letters of Dabney Herndon Maury, 1862-1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009539 Dabney Herndon Maury was a Major General in the Confederate States Army and commanded the District of the Gulf. From the description of Dabney Herndon Maury letter, 1865 June 1. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 244205268 Confederate general and organizer of the Southern Historical Society. ...

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 ...

Bowen, John Stevens, 1829-1863

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Ripley, R. S. (Roswell Sabine), 1823-1887

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Brigadier general in the South Carolina State Militia, based in Charleston, S.C. From the description of Papers, 1862. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20115889 General Roswell S. Ripley, a native of Ohio, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1843 and served in the Mexican and Seminole Wars. Subsequent to leaving army service, he settled in South Carolina, where he was a businessman and also active in the state militia. He was named Major of South Caroli...

Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891

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Confederate general. From the description of Letter (copy), 1861 Sept. 11 : Manassas, Va., to G.T. Beauregard. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489351 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Selma [Alabama], to Colonel Blanton Duncan, 1867 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489683 From the description of Letter, October 9, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 443082432 Benjamin Stoddert E...

Major, James Patrick, 1836-1877.

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Resident of Austin (Travis Co.), Tex. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 43297790 ...

Fagan, James Fleming, 1828-1893

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Wharton, John Austin, 1828-1865

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Baker, Laurence Simmons, 1830-1907.

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Maney, George Earl, 1826-1901

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George Earl Maney (1826-1901) was a Confederate brigadier general and United States minister to various South American countries, including Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, Uruguay, and Paraguay, 1881-1894. From the guide to the George Earl Maney Papers, 1863-1932, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) George Earl Maney (1826-1901) was a Confederate brigadier general and United States minister to various South American countries, ...

Hill, Ambrose P. (Ambrose Powell), 1825-1865.

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Colquitt, Alfred Holt, 1829-1894

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U.S. Congressman and Senator, Confederate major general, governor of Georgia, from Troup County, Ga. From the description of Papers, 1846?-1889. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19347877 Gov. of Georgia; U.S. Sen. From the description of Letter signed : Atlanta, Georgia, to Senator John B. Gordon, 1877 Mar. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537594 Alfred Holt Colquitt (1829-1894), lawyer, Confederate officer, U.S. Representative (1852-1...

Cooper, Samuel, 1798-1876

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Army officer. From the description of Orders of Samuel Cooper, 1860. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449910 Native of New Jersey, adjutant general in the U.S. Army, and adjutant general and inspector general in the Confederate Army. From the description of Samuel Cooper papers, 1775-1893 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24201832 Samuel Cooper was a native of New Jersey, adjutant general in the United States Army, and adjutant ...

Johnson, Edward, 1817-1880.

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Johnson, Bushrod Rust, 1817-1880

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Hanson, Roger Weightman, 1827-1863

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Confederate army officer, lawyer, and legislator from Kentucky. From the description of Papers of Roger Weightman Hanson, 1856-1888. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131630 Lawyer. Richard Hickman Prewitt was born near Boonesborough, Ky., June 11, 1833. After early education in Clark County (Ky.), Prewitt graduated from Bethany College, Va. in 1853; a few years later he received his MA degree, also from Bethany College. He attended Transylvania Unive...

Rosser, Thomas Lafayette, 1836-1910

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Confederate States of America general. From the description of Portrait of Thomas Lafayette Rosser [manuscript], ca. 1858. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806656 From the description of Photograph of Thomas Lafayette Rosser, ca. 1898. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 64431642 Confederate general during Civil War; resident of Charlottesville, Va. From the description of Papers, 1861-1867. (Duke University Library). WorldCat r...

Hardee, William Joseph, 1815-1873

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Confederate brigadier general, from Selma (Dallas Co.), Ala. From the description of Papers, 1863-1871. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19657442 Confederate general. From the description of Official report of the battle of Perryville, 1862 Dec. 1. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49253061 Confederate lieutenant general; served in Mexican War; commanded cadets, West Point, 1856-1861; author of book of military tactics. ...

Hampton, Wade, 1818-1902

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Wade Hampton (1818-1902) was a planter, Confederate officer, governor of South Carolina, and United States senator. From the guide to the Wade Hampton Papers, ., 1813-1891, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) South Carolina governor. From the description of Letter : Columbia, S.C., to Gen. Conner, 1880 October 31. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32140158 Confederate Army off...

Huger, Benjamin, 1805-1877

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Charleston, S.C. plantation owner, U.S. Army officer, and Confederate general. From the description of Letter : Fort Monroe, to "My dear Major," 1846 May 29. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36866120 Confederate general. From the description of Autograph notes, 1848 Nov. 17 [on opposite page]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269546738 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Fortress Monroe, [18]48 Nov. 28. (Unknown). ...

Cheatham, Benjamin Franklin, 1820-1886

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Benjamin Franklin Cheatham (1820-1886) was born in Nashville, Tenn. He served in the U.S. Army as captain and colonel in the Mexican War, later going to California, 1849-1853, and returning to Tennessee to serve as major general in the state militia during the 1850s. Cheatham became a major-general in the Confederate Army in 1862 and served under Polk, Hardee, and Hood. From the description of Benjamin Franklin Cheatham papers, 1834-1893 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldC...

Smith, Gustavus Woodson, 1822-1896

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Gustavus Woodson Smith (1822-1896), civil and military engineer and Confederate Major General, born in Kentucky. From the description of Gustavus Woodson Smith papers, 1858-1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38478117 Army officer and engineer. Appointed major-general in the provisional Confederate Army in September 1861 and held various commands off and on until the end of the war, including several days as acting secretary of war. From the description of State...

Harris, Nathaniel Harrison, 1834-1900.

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Nathaniel Harrison Harris (1834-1900) was born in Natchez, Miss. Harris was captain of Company C of the 19th Mississippi Infantry Regiment, Confederate States of America. He became Brigadier General in 1864. From the description of Nathaniel Harrison Harris papers, 1865-1899 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23805186 Nathaniel Harrison Harris (1834-1900) was born in Natchez, Miss., studied law at the University of Louisiana, and practiced law in Vic...

Benjamin, J. P. (Judah Philip), 1811-1884

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U.S. senator from Louisiana; Confederate cabinet member, and lawyer. In Feb. 1862, Benjamin was the Confederate Secretary of War. From the description of Judah Philip Benjamin correspondence, 1862 Feb. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 419566560 Judah P. Benjamin was an attorney, planter, politician, and Confederate cabinet member. He was born in St. Thomas, British West Indies and came to New Orleans in 1828. Benjamin was elected to the Louisiana Legislature in 1842, became...

Weisiger, David Addison, 1818-1899.

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Walker, Leroy Pope, 1817-1884

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Lawyer, politician, and Confederate secretary of war (1861). From the description of Papers, 1861-1868. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 41150151 Leroy Pope Walker was the first Confederate Secretary of War and later Brigadier General. John Beauchamp Jones was the author of "A Rebel War Clerk's Diary" (Philadelphia, 1866), which presented a vivid picture of wartime Richmond. Therein he described seeing Walker in Montgomery on 19 May 1861, and, telling him of hi...

Dibrell, George Gibbs, 1822-1888

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Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

Lee, William Henry Fitzhugh, 1837-1891

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James Barron Hope was born 23 March 1829 in Norfolk, Virginia. He was the grandson of James Barron and son of Wilton and Jane A. (Barron) Hope. James Barron Hope graduated from the College of William and Mary. He practiced law and was commonwealth's attorney for Norfolk. He married Anne Beverley Whiting. The couple had two daughters, Jane A. Barron (Janey Barron Marr) and Nanny Hope. Hope is known primarily for his poetry, serving as the official poet of the 250th anniversary of the Jamestown se...

Kemper, James Lawson, 1823-1895

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C.S.A. general; Virginia governor, 1874-1878. From the description of Letter to Dr. A. G. Grinnan, 1856 June 4. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 52960481 James Lawson Kemper (1823-1895) was a Virginia legislator, Confederate soldier and governor of Virginia (1874-1878). From the description of Papers, 1800-1894 (bulk 1841-1888). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86172341 Kemper was an alumnus of Washington College (Class of 1842) and a Madison ...

Pemberton, John C. (John Clifford), 1814-1881

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Confederate army officer. From the description of Papers of John C. Pemberton, 1862-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453948 Officer in the U.S. Army and later in the Confederate States of America Army. From the description of Letter, 1862. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39522011 Confederate general controversial for his surrender of Vicksburg, Miss., 4 July 1863; a veteran of the Seminole Wars, the Mexican War, and service on the fr...

Hoke, Robert Frederick, 1837-1912.

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Confederate general. From the description of Autograph Special Order Number 3 : Riverton, 1864 Mar. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270478748 ...

Tilghman, Lloyd, 1816-1863

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Rains, Gabriel James, 1803-1881

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U.S. Army officer and Confederate general. A native of Craven County, N.C., Rains was wounded in the Seminole War in Florida in 1838 and fought there again during the Seminole War of 1849-1850. During the Civil War he was assigned to the mining defenses of Yorktown and Williamsburg, Va. He also formulated a plan of torpedo protection for Southern harbors and invented the explosive subterra shell. In 1876 Rains moved to Charleston, S.C., where he served for several years as a clerk in the Quarter...

Maury, Mathew Fontaine, 1806-1873.

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Jones, John Marshall, 1820-1864.

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Marmaduke, John Sappington, 1833-1887

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Branch, Lawrence O'Bryan, 1820-1862.

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Lawyer, railroad executive, U.S. Representative, and Confederate Army officer, of Raleigh, N.C. From the description of Papers of Lawrence O'Bryan Branch [manuscript], 1840-1913. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647856338 ...

Gladden, Adley Hogan, 1810-1862.

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Hollins, George Nichols, 1799-1878.

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Frost, Daniel Marsh, 1823-1900.

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McLaws, Lafayette, 1821-1897

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Lafayette McLaws was born in Augusta, Georgia on January 15, 1821. He attended the University of Virginia in 1837, but before he completed his first year he was appointed a cadet at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He graduated from West Point in 1842. McLaws served in the U.S. Army on the Texas frontier and distinguished himself during the Mexican War (1846). When Georgia seceded from the Union he resigned his commission and was commissioned into the Confederate Army. He served with dis...

Hilliard, Henry W. (Henry Washington), 1808-1892

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Henry Washington Hilliard graduated from South Carolina College (now the University of South Carolina) at Columbia in 1826 and was admitted to the bar in Georgia in 1829. He was a professor in the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa (1831-1834), a member of the Alabama House of Representatives (1836-1838), Chargé d'Affaires to Belgium (1842-1844), U.S. Representative for Alabama (1845-1851), Confederate commissioner to Tennessee, and Minister to Brazil (1877-1881). From the descript...

Hood, John Bell, 1831-1879

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Commander of the 4th Texas Regiment. From the description of Letter, 1862 Jan. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973320 Army officer. From the description of Note of John Bell Hood, 1870. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450985 Confederate Army officer, stationed at Nashville (Davidson Co.), Tenn. From the description of Papers, 1862-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19793299 John Bell Hood (b. June 1, 1831, Bat...

Gary, Martin Witherspoon, 1831-1881

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Lawyer and Confederate brigadier general. From the description of Papers, 1855-1879. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39390462 South Carolina native; secessionist; held several Confederate Army commands before his promotion to brigadier general. From the description of Papers, 1864 June 13. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 15356196 ...

Gibson, Randall Lee, 1832-1892

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Randall Lee Gibson, Confederate States Army general and New Orleans lawyer, was a United States representative and senator from Louisiana. He graduated from Yale University in 1853 and from the law department of the University of Louisiana in 1855. His father, Tobias Gibson, was a planter of Oak Forest Plantation, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. From the description of Randall Lee Gibson papers, 1848-1891. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 298858456 United Stat...

Duke, Basil Wilson, 1838-1916

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Basil Wilson Duke was a Confederate cavalry brigadier general. From the guide to the Basil Wilson Duke Papers, ., 1862-1865; 1914, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Lawyer, Confederate soldier, Kentucky state legislator, and a founder of the Filson Club. From the description of Basil Wilson Duke : miscellaneous papers, 1864-1870. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49217954 Lawyer an...

Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 1821-1877

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Army officer. From the description of Nathan Bedford Forrest letter, 1867. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450304 Planter, slave dealer, and Confederate Army officer; resident of Memphis (Shelby Co.), Tenn. From the description of Papers, 1862-1866. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19562174 Confederate general; led cavalry forces during the battle of Fort Pillow, Tenn.; Confederate troops accused of slaughtering Union soldiers following th...

Jones, Samuel, 1819-1887

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Army officer. From the description of Papers of Samuel Jones, 1841-1911. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455150 ...

Anderson, George Thomas, 1824-1901.

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Price, Sterling, 1809-1867

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Missouri governor. From the description of Papers, 1856. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36115930 Gov. of Missouri. From the description of Letter signed : City of Jefferson, to President Pierce, 1853 Nov. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270619013 ...

Hatton, Robert, 1826-1862

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Pegram, John, 1832-1865

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Civil War soldier. From the description of Letter, 1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32452489 Confederate general. From the description of Report, 1863 Apr. 1. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49308757 ...

Kershaw, Joseph Brevard, 1822-1894

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Army officer and jurist; son of Col. John Kershaw (1765-1829) and Harrietta Du Bose Kershaw; grandson of Joseph Kershaw (ca. 1727-1791); husband of Lucretia Douglas; commanded Palmetto Regt., 1843, in Mexican War; member of: S.C. legislature, 1852-1856, and S.C. Secession Convention, 1860; promoted to Major General, Confederate Army, by 1864; president of S.C. Senate, 1865. From the description of Joseph Brevard Kershaw papers, 1766-1931 (bulk, 1766-1888). (University of South Caroli...

Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

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Mary Ann Lamar Cobb (1818-1889), wife of Gen. Howell Cobb (1815-1868). From the description of Letter to Mary Ann Lamar Cobb, 1888 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476494 Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) was born in Kentucky. He attended Transylvania University for a short time before enrolling at West Point in 1824, at the age of 16. He graduated in 1828 and immediately joined the First Infantry. His regiment was engaged in the Blackhawk War of 1831. In 1833, he became a...

Johnson, Bradley T. (Bradley Tyler), 1829-1903

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Confederate general and author. After the war he practiced law in Richmond, Va., and Baltimore, Md., and served in the Virginia State Senate. From the description of Papers of Bradley T. Johnson, 1676-1937 (bulk 1840-1896). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136031 Confederate soldier; lawyer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Richmond, Va., to W.W. Belknap, 1873 Dec. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489534 From the desc...

Vaughan, Alfred Jefferson, 1830-1899.

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Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863

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Stonewall Jackson (1824-1863) was a Confederate Army officer from Lexington (Rockbridge Co.), Va. From the guide to the Stonewall Jackson papers, 1855-1906, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University) Confederate general. From the description of Stonewall Jackson papers, 1842-1898 (bulk 1861-1862) [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23186323 Confederate Army officer, from Lexington (Rockbridge Co.), V...

Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885

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Robert Toombs (1810-1885), lawyer, U.S. Senator (1844-1861), Confederate General, married Julia Ann DuBois, resided in Wilkes County, Georgia. From the description of Robert Toombs papers, 1837-1880 (bulk 1850-1866). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477000 Robert Toombs (1810-1885) lawyer, U.S. Senator (1844-1861), Confederate General, married Julia Ann DuBois, resided in Wilkes County, Georgia. From the description of Letters to Julia Ann DuBois Toombs, 1850-186...

Colston, Raleigh Edward, 1825-1896

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Born in France of American parents; college professor in Virginia; Confederate brigadier general; headmaster of military schools in North Carolina; on the general staff of the Egyptian Army, 1873-1878; lecturer and author; and clerk in the U.S. War Department, 1883-1894. From the description of Raleigh Edward Colston papers, 1842-1906 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24923900 Raleigh Edward Colston (1825-1896) was born in France of Ame...

Lomax, Tennent, 1820-1862

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Lomax was born in Abbeville, S. C. on 1820 Sept. 20, son of William and Eliza Tennent Lomax. Both died while he was still a child. He graduated from Randolph Macon College (Ga.), receiving the A.M. degree in 1841. He read law in Ala., and was admitted to the bar after which he engaged in both the practice of law, and in planting in Eufaula, Barbour Co., Ala. He raised a company of troops at the outbreak of the Mexican War, returning to civilian life in 1848, when he move...

Echols, John, 1823-1896

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Rhett, Robert Barnwell, 1800-1876

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Charleston, S.C. plantation owner, politician, ardent secessionist, and author. Robert Barnwell Rhett (1828-1905) was his son. From the description of Rhett family papers, 1825-1938. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32141642 U.S. Senator from South Carolina and leader in the secession movement. From the description of Papers, 1838-1874. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20115801 Robert Barnwell Rhett (1800-1876) w...

Harris, Isham G. (Isham Green), 1818-1897

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Governor of Tennessee, United States senator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to President Hayes, 1877 Oct. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270506120 Isham Green Harris (1818-1897) was a state legislator and governor of Tennessee. During the Civil War, he was a voluntary member of the staffs of A. S. Johnston, Braxton Bragg, and J. E. Johnston. From the guide to the Isham G. Harris Letter, ., 22 August 1863, (University of North C...

Govan, Daniel Chevilette, 1829-1911

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Mississippi and Arkansas planter, Confederate general, and U.S. Indian agent. From the description of Daniel Chevilette Govan papers, 1861-1908 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24250566 Daniel C. Govan (1829-1911) was born in North Carolina, the son of congressman A.R. Govan. He became a planter in Mississipi in 1852, and in 1853 he married Mary F. Otey. He later moved to Arkansas, where he was a planter until the onset of the Civil War and then ag...

Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

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Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837) as well as a lawyer, general, and legislator. Born in the Carolinas, he served as a courier during the Revolutionary War. He read for the law during his teen years and became a lawyer in Tennessee by 1787. The first U. S. Representative for Tennessee (1796), Jackson was elected to the Senate in 1797, resigned in 1798, and served as a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court, 1798-1804. He was later ree...

Longstreet, James, 1821-1904

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U.S. railroad commissioner, army officer, and diplomat. From the description of James Longstreet papers, 1858-circa 1877. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980713 James Longstreet, military man, businessman, diplomat, and railway commissioner, was born 8 January 1821, in Edgefield District, South Carolina, and died 2 January 1904, in Gainesville, Georgia. He was a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy (1842) and served in the Mexican War before he resigned from the U.S. Army ...

Sibley, Henry Hopkins, 1816-1886

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Henry Hopkins Sibley (1816-1886) served in the U.S. Army during the "Utah War" of 1857-1858, and later was the commander of the Confederate expedition sent to seize New Mexico and Arizona during the Civil War - he was defeated at Glorieta Pass. From the description of Henry Hopkins Sibley, 1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 368054025 ...

Slaughter, James Edwin, 1827-1901.

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Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916

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Mosby was a practicing Virginia lawyer who joined the Confederate Army as a private and rose quickly through the ranks to a colonelcy through his brilliant successes as a cavalry officer. He formed a group of rangers who fought under the law of partisan warfare, seizing Union funds and supplies, and audaciously capturing General Stoughton at Fairfax Court House. From the description of Letters, 1861 June 18-1886 December 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145407018 American ...

Magruder, John Bankhead, 1807-1871

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James Barron Hope was born 23 March 1829 in Norfolk, Virginia. He was the grandson of Commodore James Barron (1769-1851) and son of Wilton Hope and Jane Armistead (Barron) Hope (1791-1862). James Barron Hope graduated from the College of William and Mary. He practiced law and was the commonwealth's attorney for Norfolk. He married Annie Beverley Whiting (1825-1920) in 1857. The couple had two daughters, Jane ("Janey" or "Jennie") Barron Hope (b. 1859?) and Ann ("Nanny") Hope. James Barron Hope i...