Robert Falligant papers, 1848-1939.


Falligant, Robert, 1839-1902. Robert Falligant papers, 1848-1939.

Robert Falligant papers, 1848-1939.

This collection consists of letters from Robert Falligant to his daughter, Ellen F. Carter, an album of autographs which he began while a student at the University of Virginia, abstracts of class notes at the University of Virginia, commissions, and other papers. The autograph album includes a letter from Robert E. Lee, Jr., dated April 12, 1870, which General Robert E. Lee autographed on a visit with Judge Falligant in Savannah in 1871. Included in the personal papers are Falligant's Civil War parole, dated August 7, 1865, and his oath of allegiance to the United States, dated September 25, 1865.

3 folders, 2 volumes, 1 tube (.55 cubic feet)

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