Letters, 1861.


Campbell, James M. (James McDonald). Letters, 1861.

Letters, 1861.

This collection consists of letters written by James Campbell in 1861 to his sister Lizzie, brother Joe, and mother in Gaylesville, Alabama. The letters primarily trace the movements of Campbell's 1st Georgia Regiment (for which he was chaplain) from Florida to Virginia. Campbell describes the conditions and settings of campsites in Virginia, especially Richmond and Staunton. Campbell mentions prospective battles and military figures such as Generals Bragg, Taylor, Garnett, Jackson, Lee, and Loring. He also mentions Cheat Mountain, Kanawha Valley, and discusses his duties as chaplain.

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Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 1st.

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Taylor, Richard, 1826-1879

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Campbell, James M. (James McDonald).

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Garnett, Richard Brooke, 1817-1863.

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Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863

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Campbell, Sarah, 1972-....

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Campbell, Lizzie S.

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Loring, William Wing, 1818-1886

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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 ...

Campbell, Joe, 1956-

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Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876

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Confederate Army officer, planter, and engineer. From the description of Braxton Bragg papers, 1833-1879 [microform]. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 44880220 Confederate General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mobile, to H. Storm, 1873 Oct. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133497 Army officer. From the description of Braxton Bragg papers, 1861-1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455179 G...