Charles Fleetwood Westfeldt papers, 1861-1865; 1868-1955 [manuscript].


Westfeldt, Charles Fleetwood. Charles Fleetwood Westfeldt papers, 1861-1865; 1868-1955 [manuscript].

Charles Fleetwood Westfeldt papers, 1861-1865; 1868-1955 [manuscript].

The collection contains a Civil War muster roll of Company E, 3rd Alabama Infantry Regiment; military travel permits and passes, 1864-1865; a photograph, 1862, of Robert E. Lee with his son, George Washington Custis Lee, and his aide-de-camp, Walter Herron Taylor; and microfilm of papers of Jenny Fleetwood Westfeldt, daughter of Charles Fleetwood Westfeldt, including essays about her childhood, her family, and the Westfeldt farm (Rugby Grange in Henderson County, N.C.), and notes by Dodette Westfeldt Grinnell on birds observed in western North Carolina. The originals of the Jenny Fleetwood Westfeldt papers are at the Pack Memorial Library, Asheville, N.C.

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