Civil War Institute papers, 1866-1961.


Gettysburg Civil War Institute. Civil War Institute papers, 1866-1961.

Civil War Institute papers, 1866-1961.

The collection consists of a three-paragraph description of, and solicitation of materials for, the Civil War Institute, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pa. by director John H. Knickerbocker; two facsimiles and typed transcriptions of letters in the Institute's collections (George G. Meade to Prof. M.L. Stoever, 24 Dec. 1866, and R.E. Lee to D. McConaughy 5 Aug. 1869); and a four-page mimeographed introductory reading list on the causes, conduct, and consequences of the Civil War, 1 Nov. 1961.

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Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872 (person)

Meade was a US Army officer, most noted for his route of Gen. Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Gettysburg in July of 1863 during the U.S. Civil War. From the description of [Document and photograph] / Geo. M. Meade. [1863] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 287187126 ...

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Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 (person)

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 ...