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Andrew Nelson Campbell (d.1919) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0101
Scope and Contents Civil War reminiscences of Andrew Nelson Campbell of Union, Monroe Co., W.Va. Campbell was a private in Jubal Early’s army in 1864 and marched in and fought in the Shenandoah Campaign of 1864. The reminiscences discuss the battles of Cedar Creek, Spotsylvania Courthouse, Gettysburg, and more.
Dates: 1861-1912

Civil War Diary of a Confederate Soldier at Appomattox Court House

Collection Number: A&M.0815
Overview One page typescript of a transcription of a Confederate soldier's diary entries for 9-12 April 1865. The soldier was at Appomattox Court House, Virginia. Topics discussed include fighting the morning of 9 April; flag of truce and Lee's going to Grant's headquarters; terms of surrender; General John B. Gordon's farewell address to his troops; General Lee's General Order No. 9; another speech by General Gordon, referring to the possibility of a second Southern rebellion; and formal surrender of...
Dates: 1865

Historical Document Facsimiles

Collection Number: A&M.2727
Overview Originals and facsimiles of sixteen documents, newspapers, magazines, letters, and similar materials. Included are photostats of letters from George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, and Abraham Lincoln, a reprint of a Lincoln speech, photostat of Albert Einstein's original manuscript on relativity, as well as various issues of newspapers describing important events in American history. Content dates from 1508-1954.
Dates: 1865-1954

Pocahontas County Roads

Collection Number: A&M.2695
Overview A rough draft history of the main roads covering segments of highways, such as State Route 39 between Huntersville and Marlinton, in the form of a travel brochure. Mentions frontier and pre-Civil War history of such places as Mill Point and Lewisburg, but its focus is on the Civil War history of Pocahontas, Greenbrier, and Randolph counties. Significant people and places mentioned are: The Great Warrior Path, Droop Mountain, Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs, W. W. Averell, Huntersville,...
Dates: ca. 1985

Robert E. Lee (1807-1870) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0971
Scope and Contents Facsimile of a manuscript letter from Richmond, Va., signed R. E. Lee, addressed to Major David Goff of the Virginia Volunteers at Beverly, [W.] Va., concerning the delivery of arms and ammunition to Major Goff, or to Lieutenant Joseph W. Chinnoweth, intended for Col. George A. Porterfield at Grafton.
Dates: 1861

Robert E. Lee (1807-1870) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1513
Scope and Contents Reply to request of Dion C. Pharr for information concerning Washington College. Photostat negative.
Dates: 1867

Robert E. Lee (1807-1870) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0394
Scope and Contents Photostats of letters written by Lee: April 20, 1861 letters to Winfield Scott and Lt. Roger Jones, resigning his commission and explaining that "Save in the defense of my native state, I never desire again to draw my sword;" January 8, 1863 to Mrs. Sarah A. Lawton; August 24, 1865 to the Board of Trustees of Washington College concerning his election to the presidency of that school; January 27 and July 7, 1866 letters to Reverdy Johnson respecting the estate...
Dates: 1861-1867

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

Collection Number: A&M.1528
Overview Includes genealogy and Civil War records collected by Roy Bird Cook of Lewis County, West Virginia. Series 1 through 5 were compiled by Marcellus W. Zimmerman. They include correspondence, church records, academic records, genealogical records, research manuscripts, and clippings regarding primarily the genealogy and history of Lewisburg and Greenbrier County, and the life and career of Confederate Brigadier General Alexander W. Reynolds. Series 6 through 8 were collected by Roy Bird Cook. They...
Dates: 1774, 1822-1943

R.S. Rudd (b.1846) Records

Collection Number: A&M.1162
Overview Diaries, accounts, and statistical records of a schoolteacher from Montgomery and Campbell counties, Virginia, and Monroe County, West Virginia. These records list the schools in which Rudd taught, the homes where he boarded, and his friends and acquaintances. The records also cover his employment with the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad at Central Depot, Virginia, and with the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad at Allegheny Station. The third volume is a guest register of the White Sulphur Springs...
Dates: 1839-1912

Southeastern West Virginia Historical Records, Civil War Letters and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.2169
Overview Records relating to the history of southeastern West Virginia. Most of the items in the collection relate to Greenbrier and/or Monroe County. Includes antebellum (1833-1850; 7 items), Civil War (1861-1863; 4 items), and postbellum (1886-1933; 9 items) materials. Antebellum material includes a land suit, an estate report and schedule, other financial documents, and personal letter. Civil War material includes four letters authored by Confederate soldiers. Two of these letters describe the battle...
Dates: 1825-1933; Majority of material found in 1833-1863

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