Civil War letters, 1862-1863.


Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863. Civil War letters, 1862-1863.

Civil War letters, 1862-1863.

Letter (29 Apr. 1862) addressed to Hon. G.W. Randolph (Confederate secretary of war) requesting to promote Col. John R. Jones to brigadier general, and citing examples of Jones' leadership abilities; letter (14 May 1862) from Jackson to Col. Turner Ashby, ordering him to proceed with cavalry attached to Gen. Richard S. Ewell's command and destroy the Manassas Gap Railroad; and letter (13 Mar. 1863) forwarded to Jackson from the 25th Virginia Infantry, Company I, requesting to deny the conscription of James Jackson into the company. Letter includes signatures of several members of Company I and Gen. John R. Jones, Gen. Stonewall Jackson, and Gen. Robert H. Chilton.

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Ashby, Turner, 1828-1862 (person)

Virginia resident (Arlington County). From the description of Letters, 1869. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31421763 Ashby was acting Adjutant; also father of Turner Ashby, a military officer in the Confederacy. From the description of Morning report, 1814 August 10, Fredericksburg, Va. (Dartmouth College Library). WorldCat record id: 6134646 ...

Confederate states of America. Army (corporateBody)

The Savannah Ordnance Depot, Savannah, Georgia, was organized as a field depot during the Civil War. In April 1864, it became the Savannah Arsenal under the supervision of the Chief of Ordnance. From the description of Savannah Ordnance Depot employment roll, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477938 The Confederate States of America Army may have created the position of Purchasing Commissary of Subsistence to oversee the distribution of food and other supplies to the Co...

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Jones, John Robert, 1828-1901 (person)

Confederate general. From the description of Papers, 1847-1851. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38744897 ...

Chilton, R. H. (Robert Hall), 1816-1879 (person)

Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 (person)

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Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872 (person)

Lieutenant-general, Confederate Army, during Civil War. From the description of Letter : Richmond, Va., to Hugh [W.] Sheffey, 1865 March 14. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30366216 U.S. and Confederate Army officer. From the description of Richard Stoddert Ewell papers, 1838-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063194 Benjamin Stoddert Ewell was born in Georgetown, D. C., 10 June 1810, the son of Thomas Ewell and Elizabeth ...

Randolph, George Wythe, 1818-1867 (person)

Confederate secretary of war. From the description of Letter : to Bettie D. George, Charlottesville, Va., 1862 September 25. (Charlottesville-Albemarle History Collection). WorldCat record id: 29536517 Army general and Secretary of War for the Confederate States of America. From the description of George Wythe Randolph letter, 1862 July 17. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 259801913 ...