Papers, 1861-1896.


Carter, Thomas Henry, 1831-1908. Papers, 1861-1896.

Papers, 1861-1896.

Contains papers relating to Thomas Henry Carter's service in the King William Artillery Battery, C.S.A., and as the chief of artillery to Daniel Harvey Hill (1821-1889) and Jubal Anderson Early (1816-1894). Letters to his wife, Susan Elizabeth (Roy) Carter (1833-1902), concern military operations (including the battles of Cedar Creek, South Mountain, Antietam, and Spotsylvania Court House), camp life, and Carter's opinion of the following Confederate commanders: Robert E. Lee (1807-1870), G. T. Beauregard (1818-1893), Jubal Anderson Early (1816-1894), and Robert Emmett Rodes (1829-1864). Also in the collection is Thomas Carter's wartime and postwar correspondence with various individuals concerning his wartime service. Correspondents include Eugene Blackford (1839-1908), Armistead Lindsay Long (1827-1891), Robert Powel Page (1846-1930), and Robert Emmett Rodes.

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Carter, Thomas Henry, 1831-1908 (person)

Confederate artillery officer; Railroad executive; Proctor of the University of Virginia and superintendent of buildings and grounds, 1897. From the description of Questions and answers [relating to the University of Virginia] [manuscript], circa 1897-1905. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 231754609 From the description of Questions and answers [relating to the University of Virginia] [manuscript], circa 1897-1905. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 6...

Rodes, Robert Emmett, 1829-1864 (person)

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Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 (person)

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Confederate states of America. Army (corporateBody)

The Savannah Ordnance Depot, Savannah, Georgia, was organized as a field depot during the Civil War. In April 1864, it became the Savannah Arsenal under the supervision of the Chief of Ordnance. From the description of Savannah Ordnance Depot employment roll, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477938 The Confederate States of America Army may have created the position of Purchasing Commissary of Subsistence to oversee the distribution of food and other supplies to the Co...

Long, A. L. (Armistead Lindsay), 1827-1891 (person)

U.S. Army officer, Confederate brigadier general of artillery, and secretary and biographer of Gen. Robert E. Lee. From the description of A. L. Long papers, 1754-1886 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24201823 A. L. Long was a United States Army officer, Confederate brigadier general of artillery, and secretary and biographer of General Robert E. Lee. From the guide to the A. L. Long Papers, ., 1754-1886, (University of North Carolina a...

Hill, D. H. (Daniel Harvey), 1821-1889 (person)

Daniel Harvey Hill (1821-1889), soldier and educator, was born in York District, S.C., to Solomon Hill and Nancy Cabeen Hill. He graduated from West Point in 1842. As a United States army officer, he participated in all the major battles of the Mexican War. Hill resigned from the military in 1849 to become professor of mathematics at Washington College (now Washington and Lee University). In 1854, he accepted the chair of the mathematics department at Davidson College, a position he held unti...

Carter, Susan Elizabeth Roy, 1833-1902. (person)

Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 (person)

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Page, Robert Powel, 1846-1930. (person)

Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893 (person)

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Blackford, Eugene, 1839-1908. (person)