Papers, 1822-1929.


Owen, Henry T. Papers, 1822-1929.

Papers, 1822-1929.

Many of the letters are concerned with Owen's military service, his desire for historical accuracy regarding the role of Pickett's Division in the Gettysburg campaign, postwar Virginia politics, and his career in the Second Auditor's Office. The papers are organized by correspondence, land records, military papers, lists of casualties and units at Gettysburg, diary, reminiscences, drafts of articles, poetry, newspaper, photographs, and James Whiteside papers. Plat books, maps, and broadsides are oversize. Two broadsides listed in the finding aid were not located as of April 15, 1991. The collection includes original handwritten and signed letters of former generals William Mahone and James Longstreet.

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Longstreet, James, 1821-1904 (person)

U.S. railroad commissioner, army officer, and diplomat. From the description of James Longstreet papers, 1858-circa 1877. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980713 James Longstreet, military man, businessman, diplomat, and railway commissioner, was born 8 January 1821, in Edgefield District, South Carolina, and died 2 January 1904, in Gainesville, Georgia. He was a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy (1842) and served in the Mexican War before he resigned from the U.S. Army ...

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Virginia. Office of the Second Auditor (corporateBody)

An act of the General Assembly approved March 23, 1839, provided for additional capital for the James River and Kanawha Company. The Company was given full power to borrow on the credit of the corporate funds, $1,500,000. A specified format for the certificates of debt was offered, with the state treasurer underwriting the guarantee. From the description of Semi-annual interest on guaranteed bonds of the James River and Kanawha Company, and on bonds of the various connections, Januar...

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Owen, Henry T. (person)

Henry T. Owen entered the Confederate Army as a captain on April 23, 1861, age 30, in Burkeville, Virginia, in Company C, 18th Regiment of Virginia Infantry. During the course of his military service, he was court martialed several times, but always returned to active duty; no explanation is given for the actions. Following the war, he served as a clerk in the Second Auditor's Office in Richmond. While he was a clerk, he devoted his spare time to investigating the Land Office record...

Ruffin, Frank G. (person)

Francis ("Frank") Gildart Ruffin (1816-1892), was a planter of Chesterfield County, Va., Confederate colonel, 2nd auditor of Virginia, editor, and political writer. Ruffin served as chairman of the Virginia Sinking Fund Commission, secretary of the Miller Manual Labor School, and editor of the Richmond (Va.) "Dispatch." Other prominent family members represented in the collection include Ruffin's uncle, Albert G. Ruffin (d. 1829), lawyer in Mississippi and Alabama and planter in Hanover County, ...

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Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 (person)

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 ...

Mahone, William, 1826-1895 (person)

Confederate Army officer, railroad administrator, politician. From the description of Papers, 1853-1895; (bulk 1876-1892). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 23371607 Politician and senator, leader in "Readjuster" movement to readjust state debt. From the description of Letter : Petersburg, to Merideth Watson, Nottoway County, 1880 April 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122539121 James Barron Hope was born 23 March 1829 in Norfolk, Virginia...

Owen, E. Millie. (person)

Ewing, W.H.H. (person)

Pickett, George E. (George Eastman), 1935- (person)

Lawyer, Moscow, Idaho. From the description of Scrapbook, 1884-1925. (University of Idaho Library). WorldCat record id: 42925806 ...

Marshall, Charles, -1818 (person)

Epithet: painter British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001192.0x0003c0 ...

Owen, Henry Clay. (person)