Jubal Anderson Early papers, 1829-1930.


Jubal Anderson Early papers, 1829-1930.

Correspondence, diaries (1847 February-May and 1865 May-November), speeches, articles, military papers, clippings, scrapbook (1833-1930), printed matter, and maps. The pre-Civil War papers reflect Early's years as a West Point cadet and his U.S. Army service, his law practice, and his Virginia political activities. Includes letters (1829-1833) from John J. Cabell to his wife, Henry Ann Cabell. Civil War material documents Early's participation in battles at Bull Run (1861) and Williamsburg, Va., and the Gettysburg and Shenandoah Valley campaigns and includes his account of the Confederate advance toward Washington, D.C., in July 1864, Also included are a report on the performance of Isaac Trimble's brigade in the battle of Bull Run (1862), reports by Harry T. Hays and Clement A. Evans on skirmishes in the Mine Run Campaign, a list of units in G.T. Beauregard's I Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia (1862), and a return of troops commanded by Joseph E. Johnston in the spring of 1862. Postwar material, comprising the bulk of the collection, relates to Early's business affairs, especially the Louisiana lottery, his activities in the Southern Historical Society, and aid extended by Early to Confederate families, including that of Jefferson Davis. Correspondents include G.T. Beauregard, Raleigh Edward Colston, John W. Daniel, Jefferson Davis, Varina Davis, Daniel Harvey Hill, Stonewall Jackson, Bradley T. Johnson, Joseph E. Johnston, Fitzhugh Lee, Robert E. Lee, Dabney Herndon Maury, John Singleton Mosby, and Earl Van Dorn.

5,000 items.16 containers plus 1 oversize.1 microfilm reel.9 linear feet.

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Johnson, Bradley T. (Bradley Tyler), 1829-1903

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Hays, Harry T. (Harry Thompson), 1820-1876

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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 ...

Trimble, Isaac Ridgeway, 1802-1888

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