Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke), 1819-1898
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.3780
Overview Letter by Clement Smith of Peytona, Boone County, West Virginia, a civilian, to Eliakim P. Scammon, Union General, dated 29 October 1863. Smith requests that General Scammon endorse his claim for several boats taken by Union troops in 1862. Smith writes about General William S. Rosecrans and the negative opinions of him held by the public and the press after the Battle of Chickamauga. Smith also observes that Scammon has been accused of secessionist sympathies on account of building plank roads...
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
Collection Number: A&M.1435
Overview Selected correspondence from the Salmon P. Chase and Orlando M. Poe papers include two letters from John S. Carlile of Clarksburg requesting the removal of General William S. Rosecrans and the western Virginia theater; a letter from Governor Francis H. Pierpont concerning a loan of $200,000 for the Reorganized Government of Virginia; a letter from K.V. Whaley concerning the effectiveness of Northern arms shipped to the Ceredo area; and letters from Poe, an aide to McClellan, to his wife...
Collection Number: A&M.1943
Overview Correspondence of a Civil War general who had business interests in the Cannel Coal Company, Coal River Navigation Company, James River and Kanawha Company, and the Western Oil Company. Subjects include coal, oil, iron and steel; improvements on the Kanawha, Coal, and Ohio rivers; English investments in the Cannel Coal Company and the Winifrede Mining & Manufacturing Company; and timber prices. Civil War correspondence includes letters from Francis H. Pierpont and General Jacob D. Cox....
Collection Number: A&M.3778
Overview Letter by William Starke Rosecrans, former Union general, regarding the presidential election of 1868, dated 25 August 1868. Rosecrans was writing from White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia and the letter is written on stationery from the Greenbrier resort. The letter is addressed to Horatio Seymour, then Governor of New York and the Democratic presidential nominee. Rosecrans solicited support for Seymour while at the Greenbrier. In the letter, Rosecrans requests to meet with Seymour discreetly...