Memoirs of Leroy Wesley Cox [manuscript] 1861-1865.


Cox, Leroy Wesley, 1845-1938. Memoirs of Leroy Wesley Cox [manuscript] 1861-1865.

Memoirs of Leroy Wesley Cox [manuscript] 1861-1865.

The memoirs of this Albemarle County, Va., Confederate soldier describe his service with James McDowell Carrington's Company Virginia Light Artillery (Charlottesville Artillery) and in Company D, 46th Virginia Regiment. Carrington relates anecdotes about a black barber in the battery, McDowell, an iliterate mountaineer, Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, describes fights at Port Republic (Cross Keys), Malvern Field, Chancellorsville, Petersburg and White Oak Road and includes the transcript of a letter 1896 August 19, from Jedediah Hotchkiss.

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