James Power Smith papers, 1861-1864.

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James Power Smith papers, 1861-1864.

Official Confederate army correspondence, orders, and reports. Includes a report by Capt. William Robertson Garrett on the attack of the 1st Virginia Atillery Regiment, Company F (also known as the Lee Artillery or Williamsburg Light Artillery) on Fort Magruder, Va., May 5, 1862; Gen. John Bell Hood's report on the engagement at Eltham's landing, Va., May 7, 1862; and other reports on the battle of Williamsburg by Lt. Col. J. Thompson Brown, Lt. William Izard Clopton, Capt. James Dearing, Capt. George E. Pickett, Capt. Robert M. Stribling, and Gen. Cadmus M. Wilcox. Also includes reports by Gen. Braxton Bragg on the battle of Chickamauga; letter (1863 February 25) from Gen. Bragg to Gen, Joseph E. Johnston explaining his plan for attack on Franklin, Tenn.; and letter (1863 January 5) from Samuel Preston Moore, Confederate surgeon-general, to James A. Seddon, secretary of defense, relating to pay for soldiers detained in the Confederate Army Medical Dept. Other persons represented include Stephen R. Mallory (Confederate secretary of the navy), Gen. George Henry Thomas, and Gen. C. C. Washburn.

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Pickett, George E. (George Edward), 1825-1875

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Pickett (1825-1875), eventually a Confederate Brig. Gen., was from Va. He was a lawyer, West Pointe graduate (1846), and Mexican War veteran. He is most remembered for Pickett's charge. He surrended at Appomattox. Pillow, a Confederate Gen. from Tenn., was a lawyer and Mexican War veteran. Twice wounded he was appointed senior Maj. Gen. of Tenn. When those troops transferred to the CSA, he was apointed Brig. Gen. of CSA in 1861. He fought at Belmont (Nov. 7, 1861) and was suspended and reprimand...

Mallory, Stephen R. (Stephen Russell), 1813-1873

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Confederate secretary of the Navy. From the description of Autograph letter signed, 1862 Dec. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70976218 U.S. senator and Confederate secretary of the Navy, from Florida. From the description of Stephen R. Mallory papers, 1835-1873 [microfilm manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 24864421 United States senator and Confederate secretary of the Navy, from Florida. From the guide to the Stephen R. Mallory Papers, ., 1...

Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870

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Thomas was born at Newsom's Depot, Southampton County, Virginia, five miles (8 km) from the North Carolina border. His father, John Thomas, of Welsh descent, and his mother, Elizabeth Rochelle Thomas, a descendant of French Huguenot immigrants, had six children. George had three sisters and two brothers. The family led an upper-class plantation lifestyle. By 1829, they owned 685 acres (2.77 km2) and 24 slaves. John died in a farm accident when George was 13, leaving the family in financial diffi...

Wilcox, Cadmus M. (Cadmus Marcellus), 1824-1890

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Confederate army officer. From the description of Cadmus M. Wilcox papers, 1846-1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80602302 ...

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

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Representative from Virginia; Confederate Secretary of War. From the description of Autograph letter in pencil signed : [n.p.], to R.J. Walker, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270633277 Confederate Secretary of War. From the description of Letter to Dr. [Lewis] [manuscript], 1853 November 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647986794 From the description of Papers, 1862-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20313944 ...

Washburn, C. C. (Cadwallader Colden), 1818-1882

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Governor of and U.S. representative from Wisconsin, industrialist, lawyer, and army officer. From the description of C. C. Washburn correspondence, 1877 August 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981317 American soldier, congressman and industrialist; Gov. of Wisconsin. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to E.R. Hoar, Attorney General, 1869 Mar. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270659714 ...

Smith, James Power, 1837-1923

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Confederate army officer and author. From the description of James Power Smith papers, 1861-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981075 ...

Stribling, Robert M. (Robert Mackey), 1833-1914

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Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876

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Confederate Army officer, planter, and engineer. From the description of Braxton Bragg papers, 1833-1879 [microform]. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 44880220 Confederate General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mobile, to H. Storm, 1873 Oct. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133497 Army officer. From the description of Braxton Bragg papers, 1861-1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455179 G...

Brown, J. Thompson (John Thompson), 1835-1864

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Garrett, William Robertson, 1839-1904

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Confederate States of America. Army. Medical Dept.

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Moore, Samuel Preston, 1813-1889

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Dearing, James, 1840-1865

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Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891

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Confederate general. From the description of Letter (copy), 1861 Sept. 11 : Manassas, Va., to G.T. Beauregard. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489351 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Selma [Alabama], to Colonel Blanton Duncan, 1867 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489683 From the description of Letter, October 9, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 443082432 Benjamin Stoddert E...

Clopton, William Izard

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Hood, John Bell, 1831-1879

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Commander of the 4th Texas Regiment. From the description of Letter, 1862 Jan. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973320 Army officer. From the description of Note of John Bell Hood, 1870. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450985 Confederate Army officer, stationed at Nashville (Davidson Co.), Tenn. From the description of Papers, 1862-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19793299 John Bell Hood (b. June 1, 1831, Bat...