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Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Jim Comstock, Newspaper Editor and Collector, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2600
Overview Papers of James ("Jim") Franklin Comstock of Richwood, West Virginia, whose position as editor of the West Virginia Hillbilly and avocation as collector and advocate of all things West Virginia led to the preservation of much of the state's physical, visual, and textual history. The collection includes materials Comstock collected about West Virginia history as well as his own personal and professional papers. Materials include: general series of...

Thomas H. McBee, Soldier, Civil War Letter Regarding Battle of Cedar Mountain

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1494
Overview Letter written by Thomas H. McBee to his father Zadoc McBee from "Camp on Rapidan River", dated 14 August 1862. The letter regards the fight between Union troops under the command of General Nathaniel Banks against Stonewall Jackson's Confederates at Cedar Mountain. Although McBee was not present at the battle, he reports his impressions of the aftermath of the fighting. McBee also relays news of personal interest to his family. Collection also contains the original envelope of the letter, as...