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Lightburn, Joseph Andrew Jackson, 1824-1901.


Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Frances Lightburn Cressman, Author, "A Great Civil War Has Come Upon Us"

Collection Number: A&M 4088
Overview Civil War history book titled "A Great Civil War Has Come Upon Us - The Lives and Times of Union Brig. Gen./Reverend Joseph A.J. Lightburn and His Friend, Confederate Lieut. Gen. Thomas J. 'Stonewall' Jackson: A Two-Volume Presentation in Observance of the Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War". The book contains a biography of General Joseph A.J. Lightburn; a biography of "Stonewall" Jackson; accounts of major battles and campaigns in the Civil War; and an account of the formation of...
Dates: 2015

Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899) Correspondence (photocopies)

Collection Number: A&M 0420
Overview Photostat negatives of correspondence to Francis H. Pierpont concerning statehood and secession. Also includes a petition of Harrison County, (West) Virginia citizens to Brigadier General Kelly protesting the return and admittance to the county of former members of the Confederate Army (undated); a petition of Gilmer County, (West) Virginia citizens denouncing secession and pledging action to suppress rebellion (1861); and the act by which the Restored Government of Virginia gave permission...
Dates: 1861-1865, 1916; Majority of material found within 1861-1865

Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0009
Overview Papers of Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899) of Monongalia and Marion Counties, West Virginia, who served as governor of the Restored Government of Virginia during the Civil War. Includes manuscripts, typescripts, printed materials, and photocopies consisting of genealogies, correspondence, college essays, speeches, official messages, articles prepared for newspapers, legal documents, pamphlets, scrapbooks, and ephemera. Topics include Pierpont's education; his career as governor of the...
Dates: 1811-1949, undated; Majority of material found within 1860-1899

Joseph Andrew Jackson Lightburn (1824-1901) Letter

Collection Number: A&M 0034

Typescript copy of a letter written by General Lightburn, commander of the 2nd Brigade of the 2nd Division, XV Army Corps, to "My dear George." There is mention of the siege of Vicksburg and the strength of the defensive positions of the town; battle losses; and a request that his letters not be published "as I am down on newspaper puffing."

Dates: 1863

Joseph Andrew Jackson Lightburn (1824-1901), Military Artifacts of the Civil War

Collection Number: A&M 3948
Overview Military artifacts owned by General Joseph Andrew Jackson Lightburn (1824-1901) during his service as a Union officer during the American Civil War. Lightburn served in the western Virginia campaign of 1861, the siege of Vicksburg, and in the Atlanta Campaign, among other activities. There is also a group photograph of three of General Lightburn's great grandchildren (2011). Artifacts include: battle sword with scabbard, 44 Colt Revolver (1860 Model), compass / sun dial, bullet mold, cap box...
Dates: ca. 1860-1865, 2011; 2011

Joseph Andrew Jackson Lightburn, Form Regarding Civil War Service

Collection Number: A&M 2904

Printed form filled out by Joseph Andrew Jackson Lightburn (1824-1901), providing information about his military career (ca. July 1863) to George W. Childs, who was preparing a book on "The Life and Services of the Generals of the Army."

Dates: 1863

Joseph Andrew Jackson Lightburn Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0750
Overview Two original commissions belonging to General J.A.J. Lightburn (1824-1901); the first commissioning him a Colonel of the Fourth Regiment of the Virginia Volunteers, signed by F. H. Pierpont, Governor of the restored government of Virginia (August 14, 1861), and the second commissioning him a Brigadier General of Volunteers, signed by Abraham Lincoln (March 16, 1863). Also includes typescript copy of a newspaper article regarding a Fourth of July celebration honoring General Lightburn, held...
Dates: 1861-1865

Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1561
Overview Papers collected by Roy Bird Cook, a Lewis County native and Charleston pharmacist, who in his role as historian, researcher, and author, was a pioneering and effective advocate for the preservation of West Virginia history. This collection includes the papers he collected in connection with his research, including documentation of the Civil War in West Virginia, Stonewall Jackson and his family, and genealogy of North Central West Virginia, among other topics. Materials include letters and...
Dates: 1679-1984, undated; Majority of material found within 1840-1960

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West Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 4
Civil War battles. 2
Gilmer County (W. Va.) 2
Lewis County (W. Va.) 2
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
United States -- Politics and government 2
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Women's history -- 1800-1849 2
Women's history -- 1850-1899 2
Academies and Institutes. 1
Accounting 1
Alexandria (Va.) 1
Bridges -- West Virginia 1
Charleston (W. Va.) 1
Civil War - West Virginia 4th Infantry. 1
Civil War - West Virginia. 1
Coal mines and mining -- West Virginia -- Marion County 1
Diaries 1
Fortification -- West Virginia 1
Genealogy 1
Harrison County (W. Va.) 1
Kanawha County (W. Va.) 1
Kanawha River Valley (W. Va.) 1
Ohio River Valley -- History 1
Pharmacy -- History 1
Philippi, Battle of, Philippi, W. Va., 1861 1
Politics and government. 1
Railroads -- West Virginia 1
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 1
Richmond (Va.) 1
Rivers -- West Virginia 1
Roads -- West Virginia 1
Salt industry and trade - West Virginia. 1
Schools 1
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Steamboats 1
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
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Valleys -- West Virginia 1
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West Virginia - Church history. 1
West Virginia -- Politics and government 1
Weston (W. Va.) 1
Wheeling (W. Va.) 1
Women's history -- 1900-1929 1
Women's history -- 1929-1950 1
Women's history -- 1951-present 1
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