Letters of Confederate generals Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, Jeb Stuart and Joseph E. Johnston, 1861-1884.


Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863,. Letters of Confederate generals Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, Jeb Stuart and Joseph E. Johnston, 1861-1884.

Letters of Confederate generals Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, Jeb Stuart and Joseph E. Johnston, 1861-1884.

Lee writes to Johnston, 1861 July 24, congratulating him on the battle of First Manassas and lamenting the loss of the dead. Jackson writes to Stuart, 1863 April 14, mentioning papers sent by Isaac Trimble on the capture of Mannassas Junction, Chaplain Beverly Tucker Lacy's forwarding of Thornwell's tract for his division, and ending with a humorous note on Union General Robert Milroy. Stuart writes to his wife, 1861 May 18, stating he has received a pistol sent by his older brother. The letter is written on Stuart's own embossed stationary. Johnston writes to his great-grand nephew Robert M. Hughes, 1884 January 15. discussing the battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac.

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Trimble, Isaac Ridgeway, 1802-1888

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American army officer, Confederate brig. general. From the description of Signature on report of the 7th Brigade, 3rd Division : "Near Gordonsville, Va.", 1862 Jul. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573193 ...

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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...

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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 ...

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Milroy, Robert Huston, 1816-1890

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Milroy was born on a farm near the hamlet of Canton, five miles east of Salem, Indiana, but the family moved to Carroll County in 1826. He graduated from Norwich Academy in Vermont in 1843. He moved to Texas in 1845, returning to Indiana in 1847. He was a captain in the 1st Indiana Volunteers during the Mexican War, but did not see any combat action. He graduated from Indiana University Law School in 1850 and became a lawyer and judge in Rensselaer, Indiana. Just before Abraham Lincoln was in...

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...