Papers of the Wilson family of Mt. Pleasant, Va. [manuscript], 1814-1871.


Wilson family. Papers of the Wilson family of Mt. Pleasant, Va. [manuscript], 1814-1871.

Papers of the Wilson family of Mt. Pleasant, Va. [manuscript], 1814-1871.

The collection contains letters and miscellaneous items of Samuel M. Wilson, St. Julien Wilson, Nannie Oliver, Lucy Oliver Cocke, and Mildred Lee, discussing family matters including the impact of the Civil War on the family. Also included are a letter to Robert E. Lee and correspondence by members of the Cocke family of Bremo, Fluvanna County, Virginia, including John Hartwell Cocke.

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