Blackford family papers [manuscript], 1861-1875.


Robertson, Wyndham, 1803-1888. Blackford family papers [manuscript], 1861-1875.

Blackford family papers [manuscript], 1861-1875.

The collection contains a manuscript written by Wyndham Robertson discussing Virginia during the Civil War period, and a book of handwritten Civil War songs memorializing various Confederate exploits.

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Robertson, Wyndham, 1803-1888 (person)

Wyndham Robertson (1803-1888), the 20th governor of Virginia actively corresponded with southern generals during the civil war. Additionally, he traced his family heritage to Pocahontas and authored historical texts. From the guide to the Robertson, Wyndham. Papers, 1768-1925, (Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library 1100 East 57th Street Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.) Wyndham Robertson was the 20th governor of Virginia. From the descr...