Papers, 1838-1896 [microform].

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Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872. Papers, 1838-1896 [microform].

Papers, 1838-1896 [microform].

Chiefly letters from Richard Stoddert Ewell to his family and others concerning army life, the Mexican War, the Civil War, and his imprisonment at Fort Warren, Mass. Includes accounts of the Gettysburg and Peninsular campaigns and the use of blacks as soldiers by the Confederacy. Correspondents include Jefferson Davis, Henry Kyd Douglas, Jubal Anderson Early, Benjamin Stoddert Ewell, Elizabeth (Stoddert) Ewell, Elizabeth Lowndes Ewell, Rebecca Lowndes Ewell, Elizabeth (Ewell) Scott, Thomas Ewell, Moses Drury Hoge, Henry Jackson Hunt, Joseph Eggleston Johnston, Robert Edward Lee, Lafayette McLaws, Charles Marshall, Dabney Herndon Maury, James Knox Polk, and William Tecumseh Sherman.

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Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891

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Sherman was born in 1820 in Lancaster, Ohio, near the banks of the Hocking River. His father, Charles Robert Sherman, a successful lawyer who sat on the Ohio Supreme Court, died unexpectedly in 1829. He left his widow, Mary Hoyt Sherman, with eleven children and no inheritance. After his father's death, the nine-year-old Sherman was raised by a Lancaster neighbor and family friend, attorney Thomas Ewing, Sr., a prominent member of the Whig Party who served as senator from Ohio and as the first S...

Ewell, Thomas, d. 1847.

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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...

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...

Ewell, Elizabeth Stoddert, 1785-1859.

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Scott, Elizabeth Ewell.

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Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894

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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...

Douglas, Henry Kyd, 1838-1903

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Confederate soldier. From the description of Papers, 1861-1949; (bulk 1861-1866). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20736856 ...

Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894

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Confederate general. From the description of Autograph manuscript : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742671 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 (Jane...

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 ...

Ewell, Elizabeth Lowndes.

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Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872

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Marshall, Charles, 1830-1902

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Ewell, Rebecca Lowndes.

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Hunt, Henry Jackson, 1819-1889

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McLaws, Lafayette, 1821-1897

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Maury, Dabney Herndon, 1822-1900

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United States. Army

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The United States Army is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations. It is one of the seven uniformed services of the United States and is designated as the Army of the United States in the United States Constitution, Article 2, Section 2, Clause 1 and United States Code, Title 10, Subtitle B, Chapter 301, Section 3001. As the largest and senior branch of the U.S. military, the modern U.S. Army has its roots in the Continental Army, which wa...

Hoge, Moses D. (Moses Drury), 1818-1899

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Presbyterian minister; Civil War blockade runner; orator at the dedication of the Stonewall Jackson statue, Monument Avenue, Richmond. From the description of Letter to J.D.K. Sleight, 1870 March 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 52779251 Benjamin Stoddert Ewell was born in Georgetown, D. C., 10 June 1810, the son of Thomas Ewell and Elizabeth Stoddert. He graduated from United States Military Academy and taught there. He taught at Hampden- Sydney College and...