Photographs of Confederate generals and Civil War political leaders, 1861-1865.

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Photographs of Confederate generals and Civil War political leaders, 1861-1865.

The collection consists of photographs, clippings, engravings and postcards of Confederate generals and Civil War political leaders. Persons represented include the following: John Adams, Braxton Bragg, John C. Breckenridge, Admiral Franklin Buchanan, Samuel Cooper, Richard S. Ewell, John Buchanan Floyd, Nathan Bedford Forrest, Samuel Garland, Roger Weightman Hanson, A. P. Hill, Thomas J. Jackson, Albert Sidney Johnson, Ed Johnson, J. E. Johnston, Joe Johnston, Robert E. Lee, Wililam Henry Fitzhugh [Rooney] Lee, James Longstreet, Ben McCullough, Maffit, John Bankhead Magruder, Humphrey Marshall, Dabney H. Mavry, Albert Pike, Bishop L. Polk, Sterling Price, Roger A. Pryor, Robert B. Rhett, Raphael Semmes, E. Kirby Smith, O. F. Strahl, J. E. B. Stuart, Jeff Thompson, Louis Trezevant Wigfall, Williams [of Tennessee], Henry Alexander Wise, and two unidentified photos.

0.25 linear feet.

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Longstreet, James, 1821-1904

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U.S. railroad commissioner, army officer, and diplomat. From the description of James Longstreet papers, 1858-circa 1877. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980713 James Longstreet, military man, businessman, diplomat, and railway commissioner, was born 8 January 1821, in Edgefield District, South Carolina, and died 2 January 1904, in Gainesville, Georgia. He was a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy (1842) and served in the Mexican War before he resigned from the U.S. Army ...

Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875

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John Cabell Breckinridge (January 16, 1821 – May 17, 1875) was an American lawyer, politician, and soldier. He represented Kentucky in both houses of Congress and became the 14th and youngest-ever vice president of the United States, serving from 1857 to 1861. He was a member of the Democratic Party, and served in the U.S. Senate during the outbreak of the American Civil War, but was expelled after joining the Confederate Army. He was appointed Confederate secretary of war in 1865. Breckinrid...

Cooper, Samuel, 1798-1876

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Army officer. From the description of Orders of Samuel Cooper, 1860. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449910 Native of New Jersey, adjutant general in the U.S. Army, and adjutant general and inspector general in the Confederate Army. From the description of Samuel Cooper papers, 1775-1893 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 24201832 Samuel Cooper was a native of New Jersey, adjutant general in the United States Army, and adjutant general and inspector gene...

Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863

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Stonewall Jackson (1824-1863) was a Confederate Army officer from Lexington (Rockbridge Co.), Va. From the guide to the Stonewall Jackson papers, 1855-1906, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University) Confederate general. From the description of Stonewall Jackson papers, 1842-1898 (bulk 1861-1862) [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 23186323 Confederate Army officer, from Lexington (Rockbridge Co.), Va. From the de...

Lee, William Henry Fitzhugh, 1837-1891

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William "Rooney" Henry Fizhugh Lee (1837-1891) was a farmer, politician, soldier, and General in the Army of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. Lee was the second son of the famous Civil War General Robert E. Lee and Mary Anna Randolph Custis. ...

Thompson, Meriwether Jeff, 1826-1876

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Confederate veteran and Chief State Engineer of Louisiana. From the description of M. Jeff Thompson letter, 1875 Sept. 6. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 269015946 Meriwether Jeff Thompson, Confederate officer and mayor of Saint Joseph, Mo. From the guide to the Meriwether Jeff Thompson Papers, 1860-1940, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) M. Jeff Thompson, son of Meriwether and Marth...

Rhett, Robert Barnwell, 1800-1876

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Charleston, S.C. plantation owner, politician, ardent secessionist, and author. Robert Barnwell Rhett (1828-1905) was his son. From the description of Rhett family papers, 1825-1938. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32141642 U.S. Senator from South Carolina and leader in the secession movement. From the description of Papers, 1838-1874. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20115801 Robert Barnwell Rhett (1800-1876) w...

Pryor, Roger A. (Roger Atkinson), 1828-1919

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Roger Atkinson Pryor (1828-1919) was a newspaper editor, lawyer, judge, Confederate general, and member of the U.S. and the Confederate Houses of Representatives. From the description of Letter : Richmond, to H. A. Wise, 1854 January 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122647320 U.S. Congressman, Confederate soldier, and jurist. From the description of Letters, 1838-1912. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154270855 From the description of Lett...

Semmes, Raphael, 1809-1877

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Officer in the U.S. Navy and in the Confederate Navy, from Mobile, Ala. From the description of Papers, 1861-1872. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20313995 ...

Buchanan, Franklin, 1800-1874

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U.S. naval officer. From the description of Letters, 1845-1860. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 123466564 Franklin Buchanan (1800-1874) of Maryland was a United States Navy officer and later admiral in the Confederate States Navy. From the guide to the Franklin Buchanan Books, ., 1829-1834 and 1862-1863, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Franklin Buchanan of Maryland was a U.S. Navy...

Stuart, Jeb, 1833-1864

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James Ewell Brown (Jeb) Stuart, soldier, was born 6 February 1833, on "Laurel Hill" plantation, Patrick County, Virginia. He died 12 May 1864 and is buried in Richmond, Virginia. Stuart graduated from the U.S. Military Academy (1850); received his commission (1854); and transferred to the Cavalry (1855). He married Flora Cooke, a colonel's daughter, in 1855, and the couple had three children. Stuart became Robert E. Lee's aide (1859) and resigned from the U.S. Army to be commissioned a lieutenan...

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 ...

Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876

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American lawyer and politician; governor of Virginia. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Richmond, to President Buchanan, 1857 Mar. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588282 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Thomas Teackle in Baltimore, 1841 Jan. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588600 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Richmond, to Col. T.H. Ellis, 1859 Aug. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588...

McCulloch, Ben, 1811-1862

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Ben and Henry Eustace McCulloch both served as Texas Rangers, Texas legislators, United States marshals, and as brigadier generals in the Confederate Army. From the description of McCulloch, Ben and Henry Eustace, family papers, 1798-1961. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 39540808 ...

Confederate states of America. Army

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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...

Wigfall, Louis T. (Louis Trezevant), 1816-1874

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U.S. senator from Texas. From the description of Family papers of Louis T. Wigfall, 1858-1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82561857 U.S. Senator and brigadier general in the Confederate Army. From the description of Letter, 1862. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39522013 Louis Trezevant Wigfall (1816-1874), educated at South Carolina College and the University of Virginia, became involved in controversial political arguments...

Pike, Albert, 1809-1891

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General Albert Pike (1809-1891), grand commander of the Supreme Grand Council, Southern Jurisdiction, of the Scottish Rite, 1859-1891. From the description of Letter to Bro. Hayden /by Albert Pike, 1885 Feb 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702128274 After his work as commissioner to the Indian tribes west of the Arkansas, Pike was commissioned a brigadier general in the Confederate Army in November, 1861. He recruited Native American troops on the promise that they would o...

Magruder, John Bankhead, 1807-1871

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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...

Johnson, Edward, 1816-1873

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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...

Johnson, Albert Sidney, 1803-1862

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Adams, John, 1825-1864

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John Adams was a 1st Lt. in the Regimental Dragoons of the U.S. Army. After secession of Tennessee he resigned his commission and joined the Confederate Army where he attained the rank of Brigadier General. From the guide to the John Adams U.S. Army pay voucher, 1856, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Hill, A. P.

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Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 1821-1877

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Army officer. From the description of Nathan Bedford Forrest letter, 1867. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450304 Planter, slave dealer, and Confederate Army officer; resident of Memphis (Shelby Co.), Tenn. From the description of Papers, 1862-1866. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19562174 Confederate general; led cavalry forces during the battle of Fort Pillow, Tenn.; Confederate troops accused of slaughtering Union soldiers following th...

Marshall, Humphrey, 1812-1872

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Humphrey Marshall, the grandson of politician and historian Humphrey Marshall (1760-1841), was a politician, attorney, and Confederate general. Born in 1812 in Frankfort, Marshall graduated from West Point in 1832 and briefly served in the military before resigning his commission to pursue a career in law and politics. Marshall's military career resumed during the Mexican War, when he served as colonel of the 1st Kentucky Cavalry, which fought at the Battle of Buena Vista. After the war, as a Wh...

Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1806-1863

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John Swank, a native of Augusta County, Va., settled near Singers Glen, Rockingham County, Va., where he lived until his death just before the outbreak of the Civil War. He was a member of the Lutheran Church and is buried at St. John's [Lutheran Church, Rockingham County.]. From the description of Land grant, 1849 March 31, to John Swank. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat record id: 15347747 Biographical note: Politician; John Buchanan Floyd was Governor of Virgi...

Price, Sterling, 1809-1867

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Missouri governor. From the description of Papers, 1856. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36115930 Gov. of Missouri. From the description of Letter signed : City of Jefferson, to President Pierce, 1853 Nov. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270619013 ...

Maury, Dabney Herndon, 1822-1900

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Author and Confederate Army officer. From the description of Letters of Dabney Herndon Maury, 1862-1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009539 Dabney Herndon Maury was a Major General in the Confederate States Army and commanded the District of the Gulf. From the description of Dabney Herndon Maury letter, 1865 June 1. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 244205268 Confederate general and organizer of the Southern Historical Society. ...

Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872

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Lieutenant-general, Confederate Army, during Civil War. From the description of Letter : Richmond, Va., to Hugh [W.] Sheffey, 1865 March 14. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30366216 U.S. and Confederate Army officer. From the description of Richard Stoddert Ewell papers, 1838-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063194 Benjamin Stoddert Ewell was born in Georgetown, D. C., 10 June 1810, the son of Thomas Ewell and Elizabeth ...

Polk, Bishop L.

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Kirby-Smith, Edmund, 1824-1893

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Edmund Kirby-Smith, son of General Edmund Kirby-Smith, was a citizen of the United States and an engineer by profession. From the guide to the Records of Land Transactions by Edmund Kirby-Smith and Virginia Téllez de Kirby-Smith in the Isla de Tacamichapa, Veracruz 32741540., 1884-1945, 1895-1925, (Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin) Confederate general, university chancellor, and mathematics professor from St. Augustine (S...

Hanson, Roger Weightman, 1827-1863

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Confederate army officer, lawyer, and legislator from Kentucky. From the description of Papers of Roger Weightman Hanson, 1856-1888. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131630 Lawyer. Richard Hickman Prewitt was born near Boonesborough, Ky., June 11, 1833. After early education in Clark County (Ky.), Prewitt graduated from Bethany College, Va. in 1853; a few years later he received his MA degree, also from Bethany College. He attended Transylvania Unive...

Garland, Samuel, 1830-1862.

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