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Charles H. Ambler (1876-1957) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0122
Scope and Contents Collection includes original copies of correspondence relating to Virginia and West Virginia, as well as newspaper clippings, photographs, and research notes. Events pertaining to the Civil War and the formation of West Virginia are covered. Among the most important items are the private correspondence of Waitman T. Willey (1835-1861 and 1866-1868); data pertaining to education in Mason County, West Virginia (1861-1875); typescript copies of letters of Samuel Woods (see also A&M 1445);...

Confederate Army of the Northwest, Letter Book

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Collection Number: A&M.2965
Overview An 82 page manuscript order and letter book (29 July 1861-13 February 1862, Virginia) of the Confederate States Army of the Northwest detailing with the operations of the Cheat or Valley Mountain campaign of 10-15 September 1861 and the "Romney Campaign" of 9 January-5 February 1862, both unsuccessful efforts to dislodge Federal forces from the upper Potomac region and the earliest confrontation between Rosecrans, Jackson and Lee. This letter book gives some idea of the indefinite chain of...

Dr. J.C. Easton, History Professor, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2324
Overview Lecture notes, clippings, notes, and drafts for A History of European Civilization, Volume 1, and other miscellaneous papers of Jason C. Easton, former professor of history at West Virginia University (WVU). The collection also contains Dr. Easton's correspondence with several former students serving in the military during World War II dating from ca. 1942-1946. Other WWII items include ration books for food, gasoline, and liquor; and two unpublished sound recordings on disc of a radio...

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

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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 the...

Gary Weiner, Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.3038
Overview Autograph book (1872-87) of Jennie Robinson of Clarksburg with inscriptions from her friends. A letter from Martha Perry of Staunton, VA (1 March 1888) to Jennie Robinson of Clarksburg, WV congratulating her on her upcoming wedding. Letters from the Neale family, relatives of Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson. A letter from Thomas Neale of Parkersburg (6 June 1833) to Lewis Maxwell of Lewis County inquiring about Thomas Jackson and his brother. A letter from W. R. Neale at Mossy Creek, TN (23...

George W. Jackson Photo Album

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Collection Number: A&M.3399
Overview One cartes de visite photo album of George William Jackson, double cousin of Stonewall Jackson, containing 32 cartes de visite (cdv) portrait photographs, most of members of the Jackson family. Apart from the well known portraits of Thomas J. Jackson ('Stonewall' Jackson) and his sister Laura Ann Jackson, the subjects of the portraits are believed to be (ordered as they appear in the album): 1) General Stonewall Jackson, 2) Stonewall Jackson (pre-Civil War), 3) Laura Ann Jackson (Stonewall's...

Logan Osborne Family and Business Records

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Collection Number: A&M.2941
Overview A ledger and financial records of Logan Osborne (1836-39) also containing the will of Balamm Osborne. The ledger contains accounts of an assortment of general store goods from perishables such as food and candles to durable goods such as tools and carriages. There are Osborne family deeds, land contracts and letters about family matters and debt (1808-89). There are early nineteenth century state bank script from Louisiana, Virginia, and North Carolina. There are land indentures and legal...

Monroe F. Cockrell, Correspondence Regarding Stonewall Jackson

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Collection Number: A&M.1572
Overview Correspondence of a Chicago antiquarian and collector with Roy Bird Cook of Charleston, West Virginia, pertaining to the life of Stonewall Jackson.

Neale Family Letters (photocopies)

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Collection Number: A&M.2623
Overview Two letters mentioning Thomas J. 'Stonewall' Jackson and his family. The first, dated 6 June 1833 from Thomas Neale to Lewis Maxwell concerns the disappearance of the children of his daughter, Julia Jackson Woodson. The second letter, dated 23 February 1864, from W.R. Neale, discusses Stonewall Jackson's death.

Richard Steiner, Collector, Art Print of "Stonewall Jackson's Last Order"

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Collection Number: A&M.4132
Overview One art print of entitled "Stonewall Jackson's Last Order" (15 3/4 in. x 24 in.) by artist Randall Newlon. It is numbered 33 of 500.

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