Papers of the Fishburne family [manuscript] 1813-1960.


Byrd, Harry Flood, 1887-1966. Papers of the Fishburne family [manuscript] 1813-1960.

Papers of the Fishburne family [manuscript] 1813-1960.

Correspondence, diaries, memoirs, account book, Bible records, and other papers of the Fishburnes of Albemarle Co., Va., and the related Wood, Lyons and Davis families, particularly Clement Daniel Fishburne (1832-1907), Lucy Wood Butler (b. 1841), John Wood Fishburne (1868-1937), and the family of John Wood (1782-1860). Clement D. Fishburne's memoirs Include material on his student life at Washington College, Lexington, Va., and at the University of Virginia, his teaching at William C. Hagan's Montgomery Academy, Christiansburg, Va., and at Davidson College, N.C., his experiences in the Army of Northern Virginia, and his law practice in Charlottesville, Va. Other subjects include Stonewall Jackson's teaching and his marriages, the Battles of Bull Run and Falling Waters, Philip H. Sheridan's raid on Charlottesville (1865), and the European tour (1828-29) of Zeligman Selwyn Lyons (1805-1852). Correspondents include Harry Flood Byrd, James Branch Cabell, Homer Stillé Cummings, Junius Matthew Fishburne (1830-1858), Carter Glass, Garrard Glen, Rosa (Wood) Glen, Daniel Harvey Hill, Alexander von Humboldt, Alfred E. Lewis, Socrates Maupin (1808-1871), Matthew Fontaine Maury, John Barbee Minor, Benjamin Mosby Smith, Howard Worth Smith, Claude Augustine Swanson, and John Wood (1811-1889).

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