Wellford-White papers, 1860-1928.


Deas, W. A., fl. 1861. Wellford-White papers, 1860-1928.

Wellford-White papers, 1860-1928.

Correspondence and other papers of Judge Beverley Randolph Wellford and Henry Alexander White. The Wellford items, 1860-1907, concern national politics, Virginia history and the Randolph family and mention R.M.T. Hunter, John Smith, and Dr. Robert Wellford. The White letters, 1861-1928, concern his biography of Robert E. Lee, the Presbyterian Church, and the Columbia Theological Seminary (S.C.), and also contain genealogical material on the Randolph, Wellford, and related families together with a transcript of Sgt. W.A. Deas' diary on the Civil War. The collection also contains photostats of a Confederate captain's commission for Robert J. Morrison, 1861 July 19, and 1899 abstracts of land titles for Bremo, 1636-1897.

43 items.

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White, Henry Alexander, 1861-1926

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Columbia Theological Seminary (S.C.)

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Smith, John, fl. 1800

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Bremo (Fluvanna County, Va. : Estate)

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Seddon, James A. (James Alexander), 1815-1880

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Wellford, Beverley Randolph, 1828-1911.

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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 ...

Deas, W. A., fl. 1861.

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